Music, engine of sustainable development in Morocco

An opportunity for national and international music professionals and experts to discover the promising talents of contemporary Moroccan music.

The Artistic Marathon that will be organized on May 6, 7 and 8 in Rabat is a project to put artists in contact with professionals from the music sector, with the aim of creating opportunities for collaboration and work, and thus participate in economic development of the Moroccan country. music industry. In this context, a call is open until April 25 for Moroccan artists and residents in Morocco (see following link:

This project is a continuation of Musika#1 “Music as a motor for sustainable development in Morocco”, implemented by the UNESCO Office for the Maghreb, financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication, and supported by the Anya cultural structure. The ambition of the project is to contribute to the development of the value chain of the music industry in Morocco by creating new employment and income opportunities for young people, and thus participate in the sustainable development of the country.

Training sessions
In this context, coaching sessions were organized, during which twelve Moroccan musical groups from different Moroccan cities were able to benefit from personalized accompaniment with various professionals from the sector, in order to promote their musical project. Subsequently, recording sessions were organized with the Hiba Foundation, during which these artists recorded a title.

For this new edition of Musika#2, and as part of a value creation approach, this Artistic Marathon is an opportunity for the winners of previous sessions, as well as for six Moroccan artists or artists residing in Morocco selected in a call for applications. , strengthen its presence in the national and international music scene and thus, not only create national and international distribution channels, but also initiate collaboration opportunities with the music professionals who participate in the Artistic Marathon.

Without forgetting to reinforce its presence in Moroccan and international festivals; The marathon is also an opportunity for national and international music professionals and experts to discover promising talents in contemporary Moroccan music. All the activities of the Marathon will give these professional meetings an attractive, demonstrative and playful approach for a journey and a discovery in the very heart of the artist’s profession.

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