MASA 2014

The objective of the 8th edition was to develop the market and festival dimension. We received more than 100 000 visitors during this edition. 1706 participants came to the MASA including: Broadcasters 269 (Africa =226, America=12, Europe=28, Middle East=3) Journalists 392 (Africa =348, Europe=41, Middle East=3), with more than 273...

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MASA 2007

ASSESSMENT OF MASA 2007 After an interruption in 2005 because of the political crisis in Côte d’Ivoire, a special edition called “PEACE IN COTE D’IVOIRE, MASA 2007 FOR 5 CITIES” was held from July 18 to August 12, 2007 in five cities of Côte d’Ivoire. An international round table which...

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MASA 2003

This edition was first scheduled from March 1 to 8, 2003. But because of the political crisis in Côte d’Ivoire, the sixth edition was postponed from august 30 to September 6, 2003 to give more time to groups and professionals for preparations. 34 groups in music, dance and theater representing...

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MASA 2001

MASA 2001 The fifth edition of MASA was organized from March 3 until March 10, 2001 in Abidjan with: 46 artistic groups from 23 African countries 261 presenters from 35 African, European and American countries, 68 observers from 14 African, American and European countries 239 journalists including 29 radios, 14...

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MASA 1999

MASA 1999 The fourth edition of the MASA was organized from February 20 to 27, 1999.  48 groups participated to the event: 12 in theater, 8 in dance and 28 in music, for a total of 463 artists. 4 groups didn’t make the trip to Abidjan. The Palais des Congrès...

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MASA 1997

MASA 1997 The 3rd MASA was organized from March 1 to March 8, 1997. Major changes were made during that edition including: Selection opened to non-French speaking African countries; Management of MASA by an executive office based in Abidjan, assisted by a committee of experts Selection of groups by an...

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MASA 1995

MASA 1995 ASSESSMENT OF MASA 1995 The second edition of the Market for African Performing Arts (MASA) was organized from April 28 Avril until May 4, 1995, in Abidjan. 575 professionals including government officials and officials from institutions attended the event which received 38 groups. More than 315 journalists travelled...

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MASA 1993

MASA 1993 The first edition of the Market for African Performing Arts (MASA) was held in Abidjan from March 27 until April 1, 1993. More than 400 professionals attended this first ever carried out in Africa. 32 groups including 6 in dance, 16 of Music and 10 in theater coming...

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