EncontrARTE begins in 2007 in the context of space searching where the artists, musicians, art producers, concerts, and multimedia would meet to share their skills. This annual event includes several activities of cultural and artistic interchange. It is an opportunity to exchange experiences among makers of national and international arts. Encontrarte hosts the interaction among artists in the artistic creation hall, the mock trial, as well as performing shows, concerts, workshops, and all kind of artistic events.
Federica works at COSV – an Italian non-governmental organization – since 2009, where she follows communication and cultural projects. She works to contribute to the development of a culture of cooperation in Italy and creates, together with the ngo staff and partners, communication products such as videos, books, exhibitions, events and conferences.
The first edition of Music Festival took place on June 21 and 22, 2013 in Maputo.This is the beginning of a project that trends to be an annually event in the city of Maputo, produced by Cultural Center France-Mozambique and French Embassy, in partnership with FUNAB-National Fund for the environment and the Ministry of Culture, and the support of the City Council.
The Italian Jazz Festival – Mozambique was founded as part of the Celebration of Roma Peace Agreements (October 04, 1992). This event is of the initiative of the Italian Embassy in Mozambique and aims to recall the Peace and development of the country through the art.
Kulunguana organized since 2005, eight editions of Maputo International Music Festival. Classical Music and Acoustic Jazz genre were privileged. Among 2005 and 2012 the festivals that gathered International and National Musicians allowed a core Interchange and brought in opportunities for the young people in particular, to be the in touch with musical genre and instruments less known in Mozambique. The reaction of the people and students has been very positive, and the requests to promote this kind of events throughout the year have been growing.
Uma celebração do ritmo moçambicano mais popular que combina a música com a cerimónia do Gwaza Muthini. a decorrer nas cidades da Matola, Maputo, Xai-Xai, Beira e Inhambane.O Festival Marrabenta visa a preservação e massificação artística musical nos diferentes momentos do percurso histórico de Moçambique, bem como o resgate do gosto pela música acústica e sua importância entre as gerações, criando oportunidades de debates sobre práticas e comportamento socialmente aceites, para que haja uma abordagem comum de aspectos socio-científicos ligados à música. O festival teve a sua 6ª edição em 2012
Através de vários programas de registo e divulgação, o Governo moçambicano tem promovido o acesso dos cidadãos ao tesouro cultural nacional e às experiencias de outros povos. A institucionalização e realização de festivais bienais e intercâmbios culturais regulares, tem feito parte das acções visando o usufruto dos produtos culturais pelos cidadãos, a sociabilidade e a consolidação do amor patriotismo e o desenvolvimento sustentável. O Festival Nacional de Cultura é um evento de carácter demonstrativo. Entretanto a natureza competitiva nas fases distritais e provincial ,foi introduzida apenas para o apuramento de artistas ou grupos com melhor repertório, para as fases seguintes.
Tufo festival aims at promoting the core cultural events in the northern Cabo Delgado province, which is composed by different ethno-linguistics groups. It gives priority to the groups with greater social impact, with a unique identity amongsts the rest of the country, and it aims to keep its extension and practice, to protect the groups against the possibility of being suppressed due to the current historical stage of globalization. The first edition took place in 2007, in the village of Macomia, preceded by the local stages, at the districts and small villages level.
Festival Umoja O Festival Umoja é um dos maiores eventos cultural em Moçambique. Tem lugar na Praça da independência, em Maputo, anualmente. O Festival Umoja tem um público de cerca de 100.000 espectadores, além disso, os seus show já foi transmitidos em mais de 20 países africanos, representando uma potencial audiência de 260 milhões de espectadores.
Fest Napuan, Fest Nalenga & Zion Fest are all free to air public music concerts combined over a week long festival held each year in the Vanuatu capital, Port Vila The annual Fest’Napuan event is now the biggest event held in Vanuatu each year, last year attracting around 40,000 people over 5 nights. It is also now one of the most important regional cultural events held in the Pacific Islands. To date, it has featured musical artists from Japan, Samoa, Tonga, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, West Papua, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), the Solomon Islands, the Fiji Islands, Papua New Guinea