Artists and programmers can apply for MAPAS 2022 until 24 March

The results of the selection process for this fifth edition of the market will be published on 9 May

Until Thursday 24 March, applications for the fifth edition of MAPAS, the South Atlantic Performing Arts Market, will be accepted from artists, companies and agencies from Latin America, Africa and southern Europe. The 2022 edition of the market will be held from 4 to 9 July in Gran Canaria and Tenerife. For programmers interested in attending the fifth edition of MAPAS, the closing date for applications is 11 June.

It is free to apply to participate in the market and applications must be made via

MAPAS 2022 aims to continue to work to boost the music and performing arts industries in the Canary Islands, offering an event designed to encourage strategic alliances for medium and long-term collaboration.

The organisers of MAPAS – the Government of the Canary Islands, the Cabildo de Tenerife, the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, unahoramenos and Circulart in partnership with other institutions and organisations – are concentrating their efforts on expanding the scope of the market, which has become a fixture on the international scene, as well as working to bolster alliances and attract new partners.