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 sector.
BABEL MED MUSIC affirms its position as a laboratory and a space for reflection on the issues troubling the music industry with :
– More than 20 roundtables and presentations
– 4 conference rooms and 1 space specifically dedicated to professional meetings
– 4 speed-meeting sessions with international professionals to foster interactions.
2017 EDITION HIGHLIGHTS
> JAZZ SCENE OPENING
For the 13th edition, this international forum of world music is transforming by opening its doors to jazz and current aesthetics to reflect the developments that are deeply affecting live music.
With BETTY BONIFASSI (Canada), BLACK STRING (South Korea) , JOWEE OMICIL (Canada-Haïti), ONEFOOT (France), PERRINE MANSUY (France) & SHAI MAESTRO feat. NELI ANDREEVA (Israel-Bulgaria)
> THE SACEM STAGE FOR «THE TRADE FAIRS’ ASSOCIATION »
This year, three artists will benefit from the support of the Sacem stage with a focus on the trade fairs’ association : : FATIMA TACHTOUKT (Morocco) will represent the VISA FOR MUSIC trade fair, LURA (Cape Verde) will represent the ATLANTIC MUSIC EXPO trade fair and PACHIBABA (Fr – Reunion Island) will represent the IOMMA trade fair.
> The 3rd edition of BABEL MINOTS for the young audience After a successful start in 2015, the 3rd Babel Minots develops an offer for the professionals around shows with world music esthetics dedicated to the young audience.
News 2017 : The trade fair develops the « Village Minots » where creative artists, producers, festival organizers, concert programmers and journalists will be able to meet, negotiate, and exchange about your audience creation.
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, Czech Republic, 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 …
– From the ASIAN CONTINENT with India.
– From AMERICA, with the Canada.
– From OCEANIA with various representatives from New Caledonia.
> THE BIGGEST GLOBAL FESTIVALS
Such as Africa Festival Hertme (Netherlands), Okarina Festival (Slovenia), Villes des Musiques du Monde (France), Kriol Jazz Festival (Cape Verde), Sfinks (Belgium), Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (England), Amersfoort Jazz Festival (Netherlands) etc.
Among which the Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, 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), MUNDIAL MONTREAL (Canada), 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 Diffusion Agency for the Cultures of the French Overseas Territories, etc.
> SUNSHADES ON THE MARKET
Including Belgium (Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques), Catalonia (Catalan Music! Government of Catalonia), the Netherlands (World Music Forum NL), Canada (Canada – World Music de chez nous) Italy (Puglia Sounds, Italian World Beat), Brittany (Bretagne(s) World Sounds), Israel (Music Port), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (PAM), France (Zone France, l’Agence de Promotion et de Diffusions des Cultures de l’Outre Mer) etc.