Babel Med Music celebrates exceptional artists in World Music : during the opening ceremony of the Babel Med Music Festival, thursday 26th march, 5 prizes will be awarded to the best creative artists as well as the best artists in the category ‘talents without borders’.
BABEL MED MUSIC & PROVENCE – ALPES – CÔTE D’AZUR REGION AWARD
2015 : OMAR PENE (Senegal)
The Festival awards a prize to artists or professional persons within the field of music that has made an outstanding contribution to World Music
FONDATION ORANGE AWARD
Since 2012, Orange has been working in partnership with Babel Med Music to award a prize to a music band that has been selected by internet users of www.fondationorange.com from 13th to 23th march
ADAMI WORLD MUSIC AWARD
2015 : BACHAR MAR-KHALIFE
Adami’s purpose is to manage the legal rights of the main performing artists in the music industry. It offers financial support to professionals from the artistic world, making it easier for new artists to get started and for the established ones to carry on working. The Adami prize is awarded during the Babel Med Music festival to a specially selected World Music artist.
FRANCE MUSIQUE WORLD MUSIC AWARD
2015 : TCHA LIMBERGER’S KALOTASZEG TRIO
The winner of the prize then goes on to record a CD with ‘Radio France Ocora Records’ the following year.
TRANSATLANTIC BRIDGE PRIZE
Lauréat 2015 Babel : LE VENT DU NORD
Lauréat 2015 Mundial Montréal : JOE DRISCOLL & SEKOU KOUYATE
This year will be awarded for the firt time the “Transtlantic Bridge” prize, created to increase the circulation of artists between Europe and North America. The winner selected at Montreal Montreal will be given the opportunity to showcase as part of the official programming of Babel Med Music.