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2018 Market For African Performing Arts (MASA) Festival, Abidjan, Ivory Coast : A Call For Application

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The Market for African Performing Arts (MASA), is celebrating 25 years of its existence, As part of the celebrations, MASA is calling for applications in the categories of music, dance, storytelling, stand-up comedy and theatre for groups that have not been named in the official selection to perform at the festival. Performance slots will be available in different districts in Abidjan as well as other cities in Ivory Coast.

MASA is a cultural development programme dedicated to the African performing arts. It consists of a market, a festival and a forum for performing arts professionals.

Application Deadline: 30th November 2017

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Offered Since: 1993

Type: Contest

Number of Awards: Over 2000 groups are expected for 2018 Festival

Value of Award: The opportunity is offered to groups that have not yet been selected in the official selection to perform at the MASA Festival.

Duration of Program: 10th to 17th March 2018.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this contest, applicants must:

  • be Africans
  • have Artistic works which is less than three years old.

How To Apply: MASA 2018 applicants must send a number of documents to be eligible for selection. Find PDF document attached here for all details. You can also click here for an example of what your application should look like.

Applications can either be sent via e-mail to [email protected] or by post office to Direction Générale du MASA, 17 Boulevard Roume 09 BP 2877, Abidjan 09 – Côte d’Ivoire.

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Award Providers: The Market for African Performing Arts

Important Notes: Selected artists will be announced on 15 December. Selected groups are expected to cater for all expenses such as travel and accommodation.

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