'Conversations MAPAS' opens the debate on the musical panorama of the South Atlantic in Tenerife

The meetings will begin on Thursday 16 at the Espacio La Granja

Presidency of the Government of the Canary Islands will host a table starring cultural managers from various countries on Saturday 18

'MAPAS Conversations' and other types of meetings will reopen the debate around the musical panorama of the South Atlantic on the island of Tenerife. After starting in Gran Canaria, MAPAS will focus its activity on Tenerife with the musical side of the market until Saturday 18. 

The meetings will begin this Thursday, December 16 at the Espacio La Granja. The first of them will be 'Re-Invent: Arts and Society' from 11.00 am. Thinking about the arts beyond the cultural and entertainment spheres is a need that will be addressed in this conversation. In this talk will be Ana Rodríguez (IMMF - Mexico), Igor Lozada (Culture of the University of Guadalajara) and Kim Martínez (It is Music; Spain Music Federation). 

The next conversation will be 'Re-Thinking: the new Digital Ecosystem for the Performative Arts. Gaps, paths and trends (Music) '. It is said that the current crisis has moved everything, this includes digital environments: from the need for many artists and projects to think about a digital transformation, to a changing ecosystem in which new business models for content emerge. Patricia Carrera (Controlfreaks - Mexico), Samantha Parvin (Parvin Music - Mexico) and Fran Klaffs (Womex - Germany) will participate. The conversation will be moderated by Ana Rodríguez (IMMF - Mexico). 

'Conversation between ministers'

Within the ambitious MAPAS program, there is a special conversation between women in the cultural field with relevant management positions in Costa Rica, Panama and Spain. 'Re-Activate: The political context from the public and the private in the creative sector' is the title of this' ministers' table 'in which, beyond the health measures that are outlined in the reactivation, there are many questions that has the arts and entertainment sector. 

One of these questions is how to act in a decelerating economy the developments of local content and the regulations and intervention of the State. On this and other issues, will speak Sylvie Durán Salvatierra, Minister of Culture of Costa Rica; Alexandra Schjelderup, Director of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture of Panama; and Adriana Moscoso del Prado, general director of cultural industries of the Government of Spain. The table will be moderated by journalist Beatriz Rodríguez. 

In another vein, MAPAS also hosts professional meetings. In this case, the island of Tenerife will host the meeting of ADIMI (Association for the Development of the Ibero-American Music Industry). It will be at the Espacio La Granja at 11.00 am.