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AFRICA NETWORK

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Elodie Da Silva is a programmer for the prestigious Kriol Jazz Festival, international director of another major event in Cape Verde: the great music market, Atlantic Music Expo (AME), and the director of the Lusafrica label. She also manages the Africa Nostra publishing house as well as the African digital platform Muska.

 

Website: www.atlanticmusicexpo.com

www.krioljazzfestival.com

www.lusafrica.fr

Email: lusafrica@lusafrica.com

Elodie Da Silva

Festival Kriol Jazz Fest / Conférence Atlantic Music Expo / Label Lusafrica - Praia (Cabo Verde)

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He directs several festivals in Morocco including Timitar, as well as the Visa For Music conference. He has already welcomed several Canadian artists during his conference and was recently involved in an artistic residency project between a Canadian group and a Moroccan group (who will also present the fruit of their collaboration on the occasion of the Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke this year). Brahim is also involved in the organization of the Games of La Francophonie and is part of the European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals & GloMMnet (Global Music Market Network) networks.

 

Website: www.visaformusic.com

www.festivaltimitar.ma

Email: elmazned@gmail.com

 

Full Bio Brahim

Brahim El Mazened

Festival Timitar / Conférence Visa For Music - Rabat (Maroc)

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He runs the African show Le Kolatier “Africa Music Market” and is part of the European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals. He works in particular on bridges for distribution networks between North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, and collaborates with various African markets and festivals: MASA (Côte d'Ivoire), Festival sur le Niger (Mali), Festival Nsangu Nji Nji (Congo), N'djamvi festival (Chad), Musical Days of Carthage (Tunisia).

 

Website: www.lekolatier-market.org

Email: lekolatier@yahoo.fr

 

Full Bio Luc

Luc Yatchokeu

Salon Musical Le Kolatier - Douala (Cameroun)

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He discovered the voice of Cesaria Evora in 1986. Two years later, he created the Lusafrica label. With this label, he made the Portuguese language of the Black Continent resonate throughout the world, and in particular in his native country: Cape Verde. The label now has more than 200 references and more than 2000 titles circulate in the world. In 2008, he launched his own music festival, the Kriol Jazz Festival, which quickly became a benchmark in West Africa.

 

In 2013, at the request of the Ministry of Culture of Cape Verde, he produced the Atlantic Music Expo, a music conference that takes place every year in April. José Da Silva then became a consultant for the creation of Universal Music in Africa after having also been a consultant for the creation of Sony Music Côte d'Ivoire in Africa, he became its president in 2016.

 

Full Bio José

Jose Da Silva

Sony Africa - Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire)

EUROPE NETWORK

Fabio Scopino

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Italian World Beat Network, Naples (Italie)

Founder and General Manager, for over 20 years he has gained experience in entertainment development and cultural promotion covering roles such as Music Clubs Founder, Art Director, Event Manager, Artist Manager, Booking Agent.

Currently he's engaged in the management and development of an Italian professionals network to represent and promote abroad artists, festivals, fairs, agencies, cultural associations and promoters, operating through active participation in the major music fairs worldwide and all occasions of meeting and exchange related to the global music market.

 

Website: www.italianworldbeat.com

Email: management@italianworldbeat.com

Phillippe Krumm

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Festival Au Fil Des Voix & Label Accords Croisés - Paris (France)

Music journalist, sits on several boards of directors (ADAMI, ZONE FRANCHE…), he chairs the conference Au Fil des Voix in Paris and manages the Accords Croisés label with Mr. Said Assaidi (director of the “360” connected center in Paris) , which also provides programming for the "world" stage of the Mawazine festival.

 

Website:

http://le360paris.com

www.5planetes.com

Email: philippe.krumm@gmail.com

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Full Bio Phillippe

Lubica Zajacova Zaborska

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World Music Festival Bratislava / Conférence WOMUSK - Bratislava (Slovaquie)

Graduated in Musicology from the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava, she focuses on the penetration of traditional folk music into today's culture. She is a member of the WOMUSK network and directs the World Music Festival Bratislava and the Festival Hudba sveta Žilina. She participates in networking activities within the global music community around the world to spread awareness of Slovak folklore and world music.

It is also part of the European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals network.

 

Website: www.womusk.com

www.worldmusicfestival.sk

www.hudbasvetazilina.sk

Email: lubzab@gmail.com

ASIA NETWORK

Hun Jung Lee

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Seoul Music Week & Ulsan Jazz Festival - (République de Corée du Sud)

Founder and Managing Director of Seoul Music Week, President of GloMMnet (Global Music Market Network), Founder and Managing Director of Ulsan Jazz Festival, Former Professor of Young San University, Former Programmer of Ulsan City Arts Center - Auditorium Writer, MM JAZZ (monthly magazine)

It is a cornerstone in our strategy to connect Canada to other existing international networks.

 

Website: www.seoulmusicweek.org

www.glommnet.com

Email: honeytoto@daum.net

Kaushik DUTTA

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Song of Soul / Conférence India Music Meet / Kolkata International Music Festival- Calcutta (Inde)

He directs the Calcutta International Music Festival and the India Music Meet conference. It is part of the Musiconnect Asia and GLOMMnET networks. It has already hosted Canadian artists, during a micro tour in India (5 to 10 dates), in partnership with other local festivals.

 

Website: www.songofsoulindia.org

www.indiamusicmeet.com

Email: songofsoulindia@gmail.com

AMERICAS NETWORK

Diana Ezerins

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Kennedy Performing Arts Center - Washington (USA)

She programs the performing arts at the Kennedy Center in Washington. With her colleagues from the performing arts of New York (Jordana Leigh of Lincoln Center) and Chicago Matteo Mulcahy of old Town Music School), they wish to join a block of Canadian presenters identified around the period of mid August, in order to be able to add 3 to 5 American dates, to the block of Canadian dates in 2019.

 

Website: www.kennedy-center.org

Email: dmezerins@kennedy-center.org

 

Full Bio Diana

Les Partenaires Nationaux

 
Festival MondoKarnaval de Quebec QC

Multidisciplinary and family community festival

Music, Dance, Storytelling, Circus, Street parade, Sensory and plastic arts, exhibition, crafts, gastronomy, soccer tournament, networking round tables ...

3 days / 5th edition in 2018

1 fifteen activities

2 free outdoor stages

75 artistic boards

40 to 50 participating cultural communities

1000 artists involved

20,000+ people in the audience

Website: www.mondokarnaval.com

Email: productions@mondokarnaval.com

Festival des Traditions du Monde de Sherbrooke QC

The Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke invites you to amaze all your senses at the rhythm of cultures, through music, dance, gastronomy and crafts!

For 5 days, more than 500 artists will meet in Sherbrooke to offer 150 music and dance shows, as well as a variety of workshops on 9 stages, indoor and outdoor. Unique concepts, its essential thematic pavilions will make you live a real immersion in the heart of cultures. Take advantage of the 17 international restaurants to make your taste buds travel and the 70 exhibitors to make exotic finds.

A place of discoveries, surprises and happy encounters, the FTMS is a unique showcase on the world, an open window on diversity.

5 days / 21st edition in 2018

9 outdoor and indoor stages

Thematic pavilions

150 artistic sets

70 exhibitors

500 artists involved

 

Website: ftms.ca

Email: festival@ftms.ca

Festival des Musiques du Bout du Monde de Gaspe QC

Multidisciplinary and family community festival

Music, Dance, Storytelling, Circus, Poetry, Street parade, Exhibitions, Crafts, Gastronomy, Networking round tables, Workshops, Competitions, Galas, Games, Humor, Fireworks, Nautical activities, ...

13 days / 56th edition in 2018

33 places of activities

30,000+ people in the audience

Website: festivalacadien.ca

Email: info@festivalacadien.ca

Festival Acadien de Caraquet NB

Multidisciplinary and family community festival

Music, Dance, Storytelling, Circus, Poetry, Street parade, Exhibitions, Crafts, Gastronomy, Networking round tables, Workshops, Competitions, Galas, Games, Humor, Fireworks, Nautical activities, ...

13 days / 56th edition in 2018

33 places of activities

30,000+ people in the audience

Website: festivalacadien.ca

Email: info@festivalacadien.ca

Festival Acadie Rock de Moncton 

Multidisciplinary and family community festival

Music, Dance, Poetry, Street parade, Exhibitions, Crafts, Gastronomy, Networking round tables, Workshops, Humor ...

9 days / 56th edition in 2018

22 artistic boards

8 venues

15,000+ people in the audience

Website: www.acadierock.ca

Email: acadierock@gmail.com

 
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Stephane Turcotte

Production

Stéphane Turcotte has been a project manager for the Wade Agency since 2012. He has acquired a solid experience in management but also in development, since he has been able to participate in various fairs, both nationally and internationally (Womex 2017, Trille Or 2017, Pause Guitare 2017, Francofête 2012 to 2016, Nantes 2012, Rideau 2016, Contact Ontarois 2012 to 2017, Propulse 2016 ...). He was also able to test his technical skills by producing and supervising several national and international tours on behalf of Agence Wade.

Since 2018, he has been at the head of Diasporas Music which specializes in promotion and international cooperation.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Website:

www,diasporasmusic.com

www.musiconnectcanada.com

Email: stephane@musiconnectcanada.com

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Michael Christophe

International Coordination & Developpments

He is the founder and was the director of the “TransAmazoniennes” festival in French Guyana from 1995 to 2011, and the director of the Transamazonian Cultural Center from 1999 to 2004 (in the former prison of Saint Laurent du Maroni, which was rehabilitated as a cultural center. and artistic)

In 2009, he moved to Montreal (Canada), and became the show agent for Alpha Blondy and Bunny Wailer for North America. In 2014, he became director of production and operations for the MondoKarnaval Festival in Quebec City and began a collaboration with several Canadian artists of world music (Wesli, Ilam, Malika Tirolien, Shaun Ferguson), as well as several artistic agencies (Agence Wade, Pasa Musik, Wes Urban Productions ...)

Since 1996, he has always been deeply involved in international cooperation and the strategic development of the music industry. He is part of various international networks and his projects are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Canadian Heritage, MusicAction Canada, the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec ...

Website:

www,diasporasmusic.com

www.musiconnectcanada.com

Email: michael@musiconnectcanada.com

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