Music in Africa

Music In Africa Foundation and Goethe-Institut launch Sound Connects Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   June 2021 – Johannesburg, South Africa   Music In Africa Foundation and Goethe-Institut launch Sound Connects Fund   The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, has launched a €4m funding programme geared towards supporting creatives in Southern Africa.   Operating under the banner; ACP-EU Culture Programme (Southern Africa) – Sound Connects Fund, the initiative is made possible with funding from the ACP-EU Culture Programme, a project implemented by the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States

SA music creators invited to participate in revenue streams initiative

The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) invites all music creators operating in South Africa to participate in the recently launched nationwide Revenue Streams for African Musicians (RSFAM) project.   A multifaceted initiative aimed at guiding African music professionals to earn more income from their works, the project has three key participation phases:   Participating in a survey – this is a critical process to understand the state of the revenue streams and each creators’ key needs. Receiving free training, reports, statistic, content and

Stellar array of iconic artists to mark World Refugee Day 2019

June 4th 2019: A stellar array of iconic South African artists is giving voice to the global refugee crisis with an inaugural concert for refugees to be held at Johannesburg’s Linder Auditorium on June 21st.   Already confirmed for this unmissable event are Pops Mohamed, Sibongile Khumalo, Gcina Mhlophe and Yvonne Chaka Chaka, with the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) and Buskaid adding to the heavyweight line-up. The music programme of jazz, Afro-pop and light classical music will be accompanied by a compelling