World Music Conference Babel Med Music Announces 2014 Showcases

Trade fair are at Babel Med Music - Photo by Jean de Peña
Trade fair are at Babel Med Music – Photo by Jean de Peña
World music expo Babel Med Music in Marseilles will celebrate its 10th year in 2014. The influential regional showcase has announcers the names of some of the artists that will perform during the 2014 edition.

Every year, 15,000 audience members and 2,500 professionals get together to network and check out world music acts.

Babel Med Music wants to make it clear that “Culture knows no crisis.” Figures provided indicate that 240,874 jobs are closely related to music; the manufacture of musical instruments is a €564 million industry; and live musical entertainment accounts for €2.4 billion in revenues.

Selected Artists (this list is subjected to changes)

Ahamada Smis – France/Comoros
Amsterdam Klezmer Band – Netherlands
Arash Khalatbari – Reunion Island/Iran
Che Sudaka – Argentina/Colombia/Spain
Chris Combette – Martinique – France
Duo Sabîl & Quatuor Bela – France/Palestine
Dengue Dengue Dengue – Peru
Fargana Qasimova Ensemble – Azerbaijan
Gargar – Kenya
Gianmaria Testa – Italy
Jacky Molard Quartet – France
Jupiter and Okwess International –Democratic Republic Of The Congo
Krismenn – France
Lula Pena – Portugal
Maya Kamaty (Prix De L’océan Indien and Prix Alain Peters) – Reunion Island
Mor Karbasi – Spain
Neuza – Cape Verde
Rabih Abou-Khalil – Lebanon
Ruben Paz & Cherevefusion – Cuba/France
Sissy Zhou – China/France
Shutka Roma Rap – Slovenia
Sväng – Finland
Ve Zou Via –France / Italy

Babel Med Music

Author: World Music Central News Department

World music news from the editors at World Music Central


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *