From March 17th to March 19th, 2016 Babel Med Music gathers the large families of
world music for a rich-content event:
A PROLIFIC INTERNATIONAL MARKET
Over 2 000 international professionals for a 3-day abundant market,
1 forum spanning on 2 000 m² with 150 stands, 750 structures
A SPACE FOR REFLECTION & CONNECTION FOR THE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS
18 roundtables and presentations
2 conference rooms and 2 spaces specifically dedicated to professional meetings
3 speed-meeting sessions
2 speed-listening sessions
THE SACEM STAGE FOR OVERSEAS TERRITORIES
This year, 3 artists will benefit from the support of the Sacem stage with a focus on the overseas
territories: Saodaj’ (Reunion Island), 7 Son @ To (Guadeloupe) and Paille (Martinique).
A DENSE FESTIVAL AROUND PLANETAR Y MUSICAL HUBS
A 3-night festival, open to the public (15 000 people in 2015), 3 stages,
31 concerts by international artists coming from 23 countries and 4 continents.
AWARDS FOR EXCEPTIONAL ARTISTS
4 awards will be attributed during Babel to major players in world music.
WORLD MUSIC ON THE BIG SCREEN
The screens of Babel offer a selection of documentaries on the history and commitment of
emblematic artists of world music.
INTERNATIONAL MEDIA COVERAGE
Sound box for planetary music, the forum hosts local and international journalists for an
extensive media coverage of the market and the festival.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS & APPRENTICES SENSITIZED TO LIVE PERFORMANCES
During 2 mornings, more than 600 high school students are invited to sessions where
awareness is raised regarding careers in the performing arts and musical practices during Babel.
2ND BABEL MINOTS EDITION FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES
After the success of 2015, the 2nd Babel Minots extends its offer at the Nomad’ Cafe near the
Dock des Suds, for the professionals making world-coloured performances for Young Audiences.