Call for applications: Visa For Music 2016 in Morocco

The third edition of Visa for Music, the premier professional music market for Africa and the Middle East, will be held from 16 to 19 November 2016 in Rabat, Morocco. The call for applications for the showcase program is open now until 31 March.

Egyptian Project at VFM 2015. Photo: Dave Durbach
Egyptian Project at VFM 2015. Photo: Dave Durbach

Some 30 artists or groups are going to be selected by a qualified jury to perform in front of music industry professionals from all over the world. Some of the artists to perform at the 2015 edition of VFM included Moroccan star Oum, Smockey (Burkina Faso), RFI winner Elida Almeida (Cape Verde), Alsarah and the Nubatones (Sudan) and Monza (Mauritania).

To apply to participate at this year’s third edition of Visa For Music, send the documents mentioned below:

Applications should be sent by email (preferably using wetransfer or dropbox) to:

Alternatively, printed applications by post are highly appreciated and should be sent to the following address: Atlas Azawan, Visa For Music, BP 13431 Talborjt, 80005 Agadir, Morocco.

Applications are due no later than 31 March 2016. Any application that is incomplete or received after the submission deadline will not be considered. Results will be posted online on the VFM official website in June 2016.

Watch highlights of the 2015 Visa For Music in the video below.



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