mapas is the first professional performing arts market. A meeting for scenic arts –music, theater, dance, circus and street artists– from South Europe (Spain and Portugal), Latin America and Africa and those in charge of programming, cultural spaces, festivals and other events worldwide.
mapas intends to empower the creative industries of the Southern Atlantic and become a forum that annually spreads the message of Culture, understood this as a major element for human development.
Performing arts creators from Latin America, Africa and South Europe, in touch with cultural programmers from all around the world
mapas will take place in Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain), on July 12-16, 2017. Several top cultural spaces in the city of Santa Cruz will house the different activities of the event: business roundtable, showcases and concerts programmed for both professionals and general public.
This sheduled meetings are a perfect opportunity for business relationships. A direct connection between creators and cultural agents or programmers. They consist in 12 minutes lasting appointments for the presentation of supply and demand of cultural products or services; for doing business, exchanges or agreements.
Registration, shedule check and all the information about companies, artists or programmers will be available at the mapas website.
mapas will offer a full live shows programm from all around its three impact areas: Latin America, Africa and South Europe. They will take place in several top cultural spaces in the city, both indoor and outdoor, with professionals and also general public as spectators.
An international jury will select, among all the requests, those artistic projects (music or scenic arts) that will finally take part in the business rounds and those that can also be performed at the showcases programm.
mapas will develope several activities for the knowledge exchange and advance training of the cultural agents, in order to improve entrepreneurial mindset for arts, the opening of markets and the internationalization and strengthening of networks and circuits.
mapas offers a Toolbox consisting in training actions for approaching different issues like strategies and communication tools, the use of new technologies for the selling of cultural goods and services, specific workshops for music in scenic arts, and other areas that help to achieve the foreseen training goals.
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Application start for artists:
December 5, 2016
Application start for programmers:
January 9, 2017
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