Recently selected as one the leading music industry conferences in Africa, Visa For Music kicks off this week from 11 to 14 November in Rabat, Morocco. The premier market for African and Middle-Eastern music, this year’s programme includes more than 40 showcases, five conference panels, four film screenings and plenty more.
Panel topics this year include ‘Are artists and cultural operators supported to reconcile communities?’ (in partnership with the International Music Council); ‘Celebrating 10 years of UNESCO’s 2005 Convention’, ‘Migrant artists: citizens participating in Africa’s development’, ‘New territories for copyrights’, ‘Focus on crowdfunding’ and ‘The politics and culture of hip-hop in Morocco’. The panels will take place at Club Renaissance and Villa des Arts.
With more than 40 artists expected to showcase their talents this year, VFM’s line-up includes…[FULL STORY]