WELCOME TO THE FORUM OF BABEL MED MUSIC…
A PROLIFIC INTERNATIONAL MARKET A SPACE FOR BUSINESS CONNECTIONS
Coveted by the organizers who support world music, in Europe, in the Mediterranean but also in Africa and the Americas, the forum hosts for 3 days on 2 000 sq.m. over 2 000 international professionals, 150 stands, 750 structures belonging to the music industry and the cultural
BABEL MED MUSIC affirms its position as a laboratory and a space for reflection on the issues troubling the music industry with :
- – More than 12 roundtables and presentations
- – 2 conference rooms and 2 spaces specifically
dedicated to professional meetings
- – 2 speed-meeting sessions with international
professionals to foster interactions.
2016 EDITION HIGHLIGHTS
> THE SACEM STAGE FOR OVERSEAS TERRITORIES
This year, three artists will benefit from the support of the Sacem stage with a focus
on the over-seas territories: SAODAJ’ (Reunion Island), 7 SON @ TO (Guadeloupe) and PAILLE (Martinique).
> THE SPEED-LISTENING
Speed-listening sessions proposed by Spectacle Vivant en Bretagne to discover the musical diversity of the region of Brittany.
THE MUST-ATTEND RENDEZVOUS FOR AN ENTIRE ECONOMIC INDUSTRY
Every year, Babel Med Music Forum brings together the entire world music family under the same roof:
> INTERNATIONAL DELEGATIONS
– From EUROPE with the Netherlands, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, but also Germany, the United Kingdom, Macedonia, etc., reinforcing the historical contingents from Belgium, Spain and Italy
– From AFRICA with 3 geographical areas: North Africa, Black Africa and the Indian Ocean
– From the MIDDLE EAST with Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Cyprus …
– From the ASIAN CONTINENT with India, South Korea …
– From AMERICA, with the United States, Canada …
– From OCEANIA with various representatives from New Caledonia.
> THE BIGGEST GLOBAL FESTIVALS
Such as Paleo Festival (Switzerland), Roskilde Festival (Denmark), Helsinki Festival (Finland), Jodhpur Riff Festival (India), Polisonic Festival (Spain), Sziget Festival (Hungary), Les Nuits de Fourvières (France) AfrikaFestival Hertme (Netherlands), Okarina Festival (Slovenia), Fespam (Congo), Villes des Musiques du Monde (France), Oslo World Music Festival (Norway), Timitar Festival (Morocco), Holland Festival (Netherlands ), Kriol Jazz Festival (Cape Verde), Red Sea Jazz Festival (Israel), Orfeu Associaçao (Portugal), Skopje Jazz Festival (Macedonia), Sakifo
Festival (Reunion), Sfinks (Belgium), Voix De Femmes (Belgium), Fiest’ À Sète (France), Malmöfestivalen (Sweden), Festival au Désert d’Essakane (Mali), Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (England), Amersfoort Jazz Festival (Netherlands), Tel Aviv Jazz Festival (Israel), etc.
Among which the Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, the French Cultural Institute, The Algerian Agency for Cultural radiance (AARC), etc.
> CIVIL AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Among which SACEM, ADAMI, SPEDIDAM, FCM, CNV, Bureau Export, etc.
> THE GREATEST MUSIC MARKETS
Among which WOMEX (Germany), MEDIMEX (Italy), FIRA MEDITERRANIA DE MANRESA (Catalonia), MERCAT DE MUSICA VIVA DE VIC (Catalonia), ATLANTIC MUSIC EXPO (Cape Verde), VISA FOR MUSIC (Morocco), etc.
> PROMOTERS, AGENCIES, PRODUCERS AND NETWORKS
Including the European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals with 21 represented festivals, Promotion and dissemination Agency for the Cultures of the French Overseas Territories, etc.
> SUNSHADES ON THE MARKET
Including Belgium (Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques), Catalonia (Creative Catalonia, Catalan Institute of Cultural Enterprises), the Netherlands (World Music Forum NL), Italy (Puglia Sounds), Brittany (Bretagne(s) World Sounds), etc.