Speed meeting « MEET AFRICA »  is the professional international meet up specifically dedicated to the African continent. Twelve African professionals (agents, promoters, festival programers, labels, etc), are invited to participate at MaMA as part of the program Equation Musique, brought to you through a partnership between the French Institute and the OIF, and in conjunction with MaMA. These professionals hailing from all over Africa, selected and invited by the French Institute and the OIF, will be able to present french and international professionals their activities, artists, and productions, and through direct dialogue will be able to discover collaboration opportunities within the french and international industry.

Pre-registrations are now closed. We are currently working on a selection and matching with the received applications. Please notice that your participation will  be valid only if you receive a confirmation e-mail.

Wednesday, October 15th
Les Trois Baudets
11:30 to 13:30


Access: Restricted to MaMA delegates - with registration



The Institut français is the agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and international Development for cultural action outside of France. As an agent of cultural diplomacy, the Institut français is a unique brand throughout
 96 countries and in France. It is responsible for the promotion of artists, ideas, works and industries that contribute to presenting an innovative and dynamic picture of artistic creation in France. It encourages dialogue between cultures and gives life to professional communities in each sector it is involved in, while supporting the French cultural network abroad.

In the field of music, the Institut français provides support for the international circulation of artists, in order to promote their access to new audiences and to support their international development. This support takes the form of consultancy and expert advice, ranging from artistic scouting for the benefit of foreign professionals and of the French cultural network abroad, to consultancy for artists in order to help them develop their impact at the international level. The Institut français also provides financial support for the circulation of projects at the international level. Finally, it connects artists with the relevant sectors of the international musical industry, in close cooperation with the whole cultural network abroad.


Equation Musique programme, initiated by Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie and Institut français, helps the music industry structures of Southern countries to access to professional markets, to promote their activities and to export their musical productions or artists abroad.