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News | Culture | 8. July 2019
Music In Africa Conference ACCES 2019 in Ghana: Register now!
This year’s Music In Africa Conference For Collaboration, Exchange And Showcases (ACCES), features more than 80 music professionals and numerous African artists. Registration for the annual conference, which will be held from 28-30 November in Accra, Ghana, is now open.   With more than 1,500 attendees, ACCES is the most important music conference on the Read More...
Press release | Culture | 16. November 2018
Highlighting social cohesion in cities: CHANGING PLACES / ESPACIOS REVELADOS 2018 in Colombia
Cultural project CHANGING PLACES / ESPACIOS REVELADOS from November 23 through December 1, 2018, in Bucaramanga, Colombia.   How does a city meet the challenges of living together under the pressure of change? How does a sense of belonging arise in urban space? And what role will art play in this process? As part of Read More...
News | Culture | 7. November 2018
Pan-African music conference “ACCES” in Nairobi
Musicians, festival promoters, producers, and journalists from more than 40 countries will attend the Music In Africa Conference For Collaboration, Exchange And Showcases (ACCES 2018) from 15-17 November 2018, in Nairobi, Kenya.   In workshops, discussions, presentations, and networking sessions, Africa’s music sector will address topics including royalities, music streaming, distribution models, and new technology. Read More...
Press release | Culture | 31. July 2018
The Music In Africa Foundation celebrates an anniversary
The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) supports the African music sector, creating new opportunities for musicians to conduct a dialogue in a 38 country network. The MIAF was set up five years ago by the Siemens Stiftung and the Goethe-Institut for the purpose of establishing and operating the online portal Music In Africa. A large Read More...
News | Culture | 13. July 2018
New event by Terreno Común: City space becomes action space
From July 11 to 22, 2018, the interdisciplinary Chilean collective Mil M2 is working with the Spanish artist Javier Cruz in public spaces in Madrid. In eight districts of the city, the urban intervention project “Proyecto Pregunta” is creating opportunities for encounters – the artists ask residents about the social bonds in the city and Read More...
News | Culture | 16. October 2017
Dakar hosts pan-African ACCES music conference
More than 150 musicians, producers, festival organizers, and journalists from Africa and all over the world will attend the Music In Africa Conference For Collaboration, Exchange And Showcases (ACCES) in Dakar, Senegal from November 17 to 18, 2017.   With training workshops, panel discussions, presentations, networking sessions, exhibitions and visits to key music industry hubs Read More...
Press release | Culture | 24. May 2017
New offerings of the platform “Music In Africa”
“Music In Africa” brings together the creative potential of 54 African countries: More than 120 English- and French-speaking authors from the entire continent write here about Africa’s musical landscape. The website is primarily aimed at African musicians, concert organizers, fans and journalists – but also at interested individuals from all over of the world. A Read More...
Press release | Culture | 8. May 2017
“Music In Africa” concert by the South African band BCUC and panel discussion at the “Lange Nacht der Ideen” (Long Night of Ideas) 2017
May 12, 2017, Berlin, Spreewerkstätten/Alte Münze, Molkenmarkt 2, 9:30 p.m.   On May 12, the “Lange Nacht der Ideen” will take place in Berlin, where the Federal Foreign Office and its intermediary and partner organizations will present their worldwide cultural and educational projects. Siemens Stiftung will present the music platform “Music In Africa” in the Read More...
Press release | Culture | 25. May 2016
New editions of performing arts academies in Latin America strengthen structures for exchange and collaboration on the continent
EXPERIMENTA SUR June 1-11, 2016, Bogotá and Buenaventura (Colombia)MOVIMIENTO SUR: July 7-28, 2016, Santiago de Chile and Valparaíso (Chile) Since 2012/2013, the EXPERIMENTA SUR and MOVIMIENTO SUR academies offer space for artists to reflect, experiment, and collaborate on the Latin American continent. The academies operate at the junction between art and the wider public, providing Read More...
Press release | Culture | 30. March 2016
“Future Forum: Focus on Africa” – Africa program at the Frankfurt Musikmesse
April 8-9, 2016, Messe Frankfurt, Hall 8.0, "Classic & Future Forum" / Stand E 50 and Brotfabrik For the first time in its history, the Frankfurt Musikmesse is turning its attention to the creative industries and musical life of Africa in its “Future Forum.” The focal point of the forum is five podium discussions with Read More...
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