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MASA 1995

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 to Abidjan to witness the event which received an extensive coverage – more than 200 articles.

The groups were selected from 18 African countries by experts appointed by the cultural and technical agency for cooperation (A.C.C.T).  Overall, 414 artists performed at this edition.


Groups selected

Music (19)

–  Caravan (Benin)

–  Sabunyma de orodara (Burkina Faso)

–  Ndai Ndai(Centrafrique)

–  Maalesh (Comores)

–  Nayanka Bell (Côte d’Ivoire)

–  Kassy Serge (Côte d’Ivoire)

–  Tangara Speed Ghoda (Côte d’Ivoire)

–  Nyamakalas (Guinée)

– Prince Diabate & Amaro Sano (Guinea)

–  Kaaloum Star (Guinée)

–  D’gary (Madagascar)

–  Vaovy (Madagascar)

–  Habib Koite et Bamada (Mali)

–  Toumani Diabate (Mali)

–  Windblows et le zougas (Maurice)

–  Dimi Mint Abba (Mauritanie)

–  Orchestre Takeda (Niger)

–  Kasse Star (Sénégal)

–  Positive Black Soul (Sénégal)


Dance (8)

–  Sonongne de Zoula (Burkina Faso)

–  Les Tambours de Brazza (Congo)

–  Djolem (Côte d’Ivoire)

–   Wofa (Guinée)

–  Les merveilles de Kemo Sano (Guinée)

–   Cie Ayigafrique (Togo)

–  Compagnie Imed Jemaa (Tunisie)

–  Kiti Na Mesa (Zaire)


Theater (10)

–  Les Griots (Centrafrique)

–  Espace Linga Tere (Centrafrique)

–  Sekedoua (Côte d’Ivoire)

–  Ymako Teatri (Côte d’Ivoire)

–  Compagnie Johary (Madagascar)

–  Nomade’Sland Théâtre (Maroc)

–  Cie Zigas (Togo)

–  Théâtre Marionnettes du Togo (Togo)

–  Centre National de la Marionnette (Tunisie)

–  Théâtre Organique (Tunisie)



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