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A Profile of Brahim El-Mazned, Festival Coordinator Visa For Music

A Profile of Brahim El-Mazned, Festival Coordinator Visa For Music

Brahim El Mazned (born December 31, 1967, in Essaouira, Morocco) is a Moroccan cultural manager and director of World Music Festivals. He has participated in the development of popular musical

July 16, 2024
The Importance of Music Festivals in Africa: The Morocco Model

The Importance of Music Festivals in Africa: The Morocco Model

Music festivals play a crucial role in promoting African music on both the continent and the global stage. But one African country that has successfully harnessed music festivals to develop

July 16, 2024
4 Trends Shaping The Future Of African Music

4 Trends Shaping The Future Of African Music

The African music industry has constantly evolved in recent years more so as it has come in contact with genres like hip-hop, Jazz, and reggae which are not native to

July 11, 2024
Building Professional Networks in the African Music Industry

Building Professional Networks in the African Music Industry

The African music industry is getting more and more vibrant, diverse, colourful and youthful, and over the past decade there has been an exponential increase in the visibility of African

July 8, 2024
VISA for Music Hosts ACA Annual Congress

VISA for Music Hosts ACA Annual Congress

Visa for Music is a performing arts festival that has brought contemporary music acts  from Africa and the Middle East together since 2014. It has the distinction of being the

July 8, 2024
The Role of African Music Festivals in Supporting Africa’s Growing Music Industry

The Role of African Music Festivals in Supporting Africa’s Growing Music Industry

Over the last few years, African festivals have increased during summer across the Diaspora and over the Continent. However, many music professionals have often called for better integration, harmonisation and

July 3, 2024
Building a Strong Touring Circuit in the African Music Industry

Building a Strong Touring Circuit in the African Music Industry

The African music industry is one of the fastest growing music industries in the world. From Afrobeats to Highlife, to Amapiano, to Soukous to Bongo Flava. Creatives across the continent

July 3, 2024
Arts Connect Africa Partners with Cultural Connections Latin America

Arts Connect Africa Partners with Cultural Connections Latin America

Arts Connect Africa is proud to announce our partnership with Cultural Connections Latin America (CCLA) a collaborative network that connects professionals in the music industry in the Latin American region.

July 2, 2024
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