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Bienvenue sur le site de l'Institut Français d'Afrique du Sud !
In 2016, the Fête de la Musique brought together more than 8,000 people in Newtown: youngsters, families, students all gathered to celebrate "free music for all!", with a series of concerts performed by Vaudou Game (France), Blk Jks (RSA), Les Fantastiques (DRC), Jess & Crabbe (France), Bombshelter Beast (RSA), Mapumba Cilombo (DRC), Morayks (Lesotho), Zanmari Baré (Reunion Island) and so many more.
The 6th edition of this free popular family-friendly event will take place on Saturday June 17th in Newtown.
Open to musicians from all music genres, the aim of the Fête de la Musique is to celebrate live music, to host international artists alongside local musicians by providing a platform for upcoming talents, and to bring free music for all in a safe and inclusive environment.
Brought to you by the Alliance Française of Johannesburg and the French Institute of South Africa in partnership with Bassline Live and with the support of Total.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
With thousands of visitors on only one day, every year, the Fête de la Musique is a real platform for both renowned and upcoming talents, and it is back in 2017!
Vaudou Game, Blk Jks, Urban Village, The Muffinz, Baenz Oester and the Rainmakers, BCUC, Tumi...many local and international artists have taken part in the event and contributed to its success.
Once again, we are calling on musicians and bands from all music genres, amateur and professional, to perform and join in the spirit of Fête de la Musique in Newtown on Saturday 17th June 2017.
How to apply?
Deadline: Friday April 28th 2017.