Exceptional artists have been selected from more than 1,500 candidates from more than 80 countries of the world and from different musical universes to participate in the 10th edition of the Visa For Music Festival, which takes place from November 22 to 25, 2023 in Rabat. .
According to the announcement of the organizers, the first artists and groups selected to represent Morocco are Aïta mon amour (Morocco and France), Anwar (Belgium and Morocco), El Mizan (Morocco and Switzerland), Nora Toutain (Morocco and Canada), Reqteq, Sigou, Snitra , Tarwa N-Tiniri, The Casablanca Street Cats and The Leila (Morocco).
As for Africa and the Middle East, they are Aboubakar Traoré & Balima (Burkina Faso), DÉDÈJÌ (Nigeria), BalQeis Live (Egypt), Bantous de la Capitale (Republic of Congo), Electro Zebala (Egypt and Algeria), Eliasse ( Comoros ), Faizal Mostrixx (Uganda), Harmony’s Brass Band (Benin), Kora Flamenca (Senegal), Majaz (Bahrain), Nasibo (Zimbabwe), Nayo and Lomé Orchestra (Togo), Jigeen Ñi Orchestra (Senegal), Santrofi (Ghana) and Sinaubi Zawose & Pamoja Zanzibar (Tanzania), Solange Cesarovna & Band (Cape Verde), Stogie T (South Africa), Ziza Youssouf (Mauritania), etc.
Artists and groups Jamaaladeen Tacuma’s Groove ala Maroc (United States), African Corporation (France), Maruja Limón (Spain), Tribali (Malta), DJ Phellix (Iran) have been selected to represent Europe, Asia and America, according to the organizers.
Furthermore, as a sign of solidarity, all ticket revenue will be allocated to the Special Fund for the management of the consequences of the earthquake that occurred on Friday, September 8, 2023, according to the same source.
Visa For Music’s mission is to discover new artists and offer them a platform in front of professionals in the international music industry, the press release points out, adding that this festival and professional music market from Africa and the Middle East not only brings together music professionals and enthusiasts, but also offers conferences, workshops, speed meetings, forums and professional meetings.