ABOUT THE 2017 EDITIONCurated by Maurice Louca (Egypt), BBIMF 2017 is taking place in Beirut from Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 December. The festival is presenting acts from the Arab Region and beyond, such as Yasmine Hamdan (Lebanon), Susanna (Norway), Porest (Iraq/USA), Dina el Wedidi (Egypt), Kid Fourteen (Lebanon) and more. Along side the artistic program, Beirut & Beyond is proposing a programme for local and international professionals of talks, round tables and speed-meetings.
ABOUT THIS CALL Within the frame of BBIMF 2017 professional programme, a meeting between selected artists and international professionals will take place on Saturday 9 Decembre 2017, 12:00 – 14:00 in Beirut. During this session, artists will have the space to talk about their work and/or a current project.
Who was selected for “Meet the artists” in 2016*?Daline Jabbour, Donna Khalife, Fer2it 3a Nota, Gurumiran, Kinematik, Nachaz, Oumi Ensemble, Raed el Khazen, Tanjaret Daghet, The Great Departed.*artists selected in 2016 can apply again this year
Who can apply?You can apply if you: 1) are an artist working in the field of music 2) are based in the Arab region 3) have released at least one album or one EP4) can be in Lebanon between 7 & 10 December 20175) have the time and willingness to cooperate with us prior to the meeting
What does BBIMF offer? A. If you are not based in Lebanon*:1) one return ticket Arab city – Beirut – Arab city2) visa fees (when applicable)3) travel insurance (when applicable)4) shared accommodation in Beirut for up to 3 nights5) festival pass 6) assistance to prepare for Meet the Artists session*BBIMF does not cover: local transportation expenses, telephone and communication expenses, per diems or any other expenses not mentioned above
B. If you are based in Lebanon:1) festival pass 2) assistance to prepare for Meet the Artists session
How to apply?Please click "next" below to fill the application form and submit it no later than 2 November 2017. You will receive a notification upon successful submission. For any inquiries, kindly email email@example.com with the subject line “Meet the artists”. Those who have been selected will be notified by email no later than Sunday 12 November 2017.