The 7th edition of Visa For Music, professional market and festival of music from Africa and the Middle East, will take place from November 18 to 21 in Rabat.
A press release from the organizers specifies that this year, 30 artists will be selected by the jury, whose names have not yet been announced, as well as electro artists (DJs / VJs) will also be selected to perform during the after-midnight showcases.
The call for applications for the official selection is open and the deadline for submission of applications is set for March 31.
In a short format – 40-minute showcase – intended primarily for professionals, artists will be able to show what they do best and most representative of their creation, in live conditions in public, the statement added.
Born from the paradox of the tremendous dynamism of artistic creation in Africa and the Middle East on the one hand, but the lack of visibility of its artists on the other, Visa For Music’s mission is to offer them a forum for expression, we add from the same source, noting that this unifying event is today an incredible platform that promotes opportunities for meetings and contributes to giving the visibility and the place they deserve to artists from the continent.
According to the organizers, it is also an event of national and international scope which aims to confirm its role as an unmissable event for artists and professionals in the music industry from around the world: agents, record labels, programmers, cultural institutions and foundations, media and trainers, …