EXIB Música Live Setúbal 2020

21 september, 2020|Call, Internationaal|

(bron: EXIB) The gateway to Europe for the diversity of Ibero-America. An exhibition specializing in music from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal that promotes the sharing of goods and services based on cooperation, diversity, and identity. This will be the VI edition of EXIB Music Live Setúbal 2020 Live events from Setúbal, Portugal Streaming & Live events from Ibero-America The programming agenda for each of the three days (October 29, 30 and 31), will include: Music: Virtual schowcases Training: Conferences and "video podcasts" Professional meetings: Networking Actions (Virtual) Concerts: From the Luisa Todi Forum (Streaming-Live) Music and City (Virtual contents) The accreditation process (free) but essential, will be [...]

Call for entries: Research papers on traditional musical instruments

18 september, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: UNESCO) The #HeritageAlive online journal for NGOs within the area of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) is accepting research papers on traditional musical instruments. #HeritageAlive was launched in 2012 by the ICH NGO Forum to provide UNESCO-accredited NGOs and experts with a platform to share knowledge from fieldwork in communities with practitioners and to learn from each other. So far, the journal has published articles on a variety of subjects such as traditional crafts, festivals and naming practices. The selected articles will be compiled into a book on traditional musical instruments that will be published by the end of 2021.  The articles to be submitted should: Reflect the NGOs' and experts' experiences [...]

New Virtual Business Area

16 september, 2020|Call, Internationaal, News|

(bron: Fira Mediterrània de Manresa) We aren’t able to have a physical marketplace this year. However, we have developed a new virtual business area that can be used by all registered delegates, which we will present to you shortly. This virtual marketplace is conceived to encourage maximum communication between accredited individuals, and includes an option to watch all performances online (“La Fira online”).  FIRA MEDITERRÀNIA ONLINE  from 13 to 15 October ONLINE PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES Cultural sustainability: venues, festivals and artists  13-15 October, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM. ONLINE SPEED MEETINGS 13-15 October, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM and from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. More than [...]

globalFEST Welcomes Viviana Benitez as 2021 Co-Curator

16 september, 2020|English, Internationaal, News|

(bron: Globalfest) globalFEST is excited to announce this year's guest curator, Viviana Benitez, who brings new perspective and leadership to this year's festival programming. Viviana has joined Isabel Soffer, Bill Bragin, and Shanta Thake as a curator for the 2021 globalFEST, tentatively set for January 2021.   Viviana is a first-generation New Yorker, daughter of Paraguayan immigrants who raised her and her four siblings in Jamaica, Queens. Viviana got her start in event production in 2006 while working in non-profit development and advancement. Here she organized galas and cultivation events, often needing to hire exceptional musicians such as Bobby Sanabria, Marika Hughes, and Jason Moran. This eventually led [...]

M FOR MONTREAL 2020 : The Reinvented Edition

16 september, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: M pour Montreal) Since the beginning of the lockdown, the team at M has been actively working (from home) to imagine and reimagine the event. The 2020 edition promises to focus on supporting the music industry and keeps its mission to be the meeting place for industry professionals and artists from around the world, all while highlighting local talent. Coming up this year: a virtual PRO platform tailor-made for the event, four programs of performances shot with a '70s TV-set style, more than a hundred international delegates, virtual concerts open to the public, and so much more! Mark your calendars: See you at M for Montreal for an [essentially] virtual edition from November 18 to 20! 

WOMEX 20 Goes Digital

4 september, 2020|English, Internationaal, News|

(bron: Womex) Dear WOMEX friends, delegates, partners, Due to this week's developments arising from the Coronavirus Pandemic and the resulting restrictions placed by the Hungarian Government on closing their borders to non-residents from Tuesday, 1 September 2020 – WOMEX, together with our local partners for this year Hangvető, today announce that the WOMEX 20 will be going digital. The usual on-site event will no longer be taking place; some elements will be happening live and streamed online from Budapest in cooperation with our local partners, the extent of which will be determined by the actual regulations at the time of the event. We will be releasing details of [...]

Stop the execution of Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, 22 from Kano Nigeria, accused of “blasphemy”

3 september, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, Oproepen|

(bron: Freemuse) A Sharia court in the state of Kano on Monday said it had found a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, guilty of using derogatory expressions against the Prophet Mohammed in one of his songs and sentenced him to death by hanging. Sharif had reportedly circulated the song on WhatsApp in March, prompting angry demonstrators to burn down his family house. Media reports said that it wasn't immediately clear how the lyrics violated the local blasphemy law and Sharif may appeal the verdict. Sign the petition

Music In Africa Live launched to fund musicians, educators and professionals

3 september, 2020|English, Internationaal, News|

(bron: Musica in Africa) The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Music In Africa Live (MIAL) project, an initiative that will support musicians and the industry at large to navigate challenges and new realities introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Covering all African countries, the aim of MIAL is to offer financial support to operators, to enable them to create high-quality performances and promote, market and showcase their content to a wider global audience, primarily via digital means, and to facilitate the creation and dissemination of educational content with a view to upskill and enable professionals to adjust and adopt to the [...]

This year we combine face-to-face on online formats

3 september, 2020|Agenda, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Fundació Mediterrània) The Fira is due to combine face-to-face and online formats The 23rd Fira shall reinforce virtual interactions between delegates with the provision of new intranet features  REGISTER HERE Aristic programme in person and online More than 40 shows of music, performing arts and popular culture Professsional activity online Professional conference Project presentations · Speed datings Network meetings Professional in-person schedules Project presentations · Showcases · Open rehearsals PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS HERE

Transglobal World Music Chart – September

1 september, 2020|Internationaal, News|

1. Mahsa Vahdat · Enlighten the Night · Kirkelig Kulturverksted (4)     2. Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience · To Know Without Knowing · Agogo (9) 3. Bab L' Bluz · Nayda! · Real World (1) 4. Oumou Sangaré · Acoustic · Nø Førmat! (7) 5. Khusugtun · Jangar · Buda Musique (-) 6. Danyèl Waro · Tinn Tout · Buda Musique (2) 7. Trio Tekke · Strovilos · Riverboat / World Music Network (5) 8. L'Attirail · Footsteps in the Snow · CSB Productions (-) 9. Mehmet Polat · The Promise · Aftab (18) 10. Shiran · Glsah Sanaanea with Shiran · Batov (11) 11. Coreyah · [...]