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MASA 2018 : Call for candidates for Street Arts

A call for candidates is opened for artists and groups willing to participate to the 10th edition of the MASA which will be organized in Abidjan, Grand Bassam, Bouaké, Korhogo and Yamoussoukro from March 10 to 17 2018 in the following categories: acrobatics performance, jugglers and puppeteers.

Applications must meet the following criteria :

  1. Members of each group including the managerial staff must not exceed 8 persons.
  2. Light and transportable accessories on commercial flights are required
  3. Members of each group must leave from the same city to Abidjan and return to that city.

Information on the departure city must be disclosed on the application.

Application materials for the official selection to the MASA 2018 must include:

  1. A letter to the Director of the MASA;
  2. A letter from one of the following officials of the country as evidence that the group is legally


  • the Ministry of Culture or the Ministry in charge of the Administration;
  • the Copyright Office;
  • a player in the cultural sector or a Director of Festival who attended a previous edition of  MASA.
  1. A picture of the group on stage;
  2. A 10 minute video of the group on stage;
  3. The list of previous works or a press-book;
  4. A form showing

The departure city of the members of the group

The name of each group member, date of birth and role in the group

Applications must be submitted by September 15, 2017:

  • by post office to : Direction Générale du MASA, 17 Boulevard Roume 09 BP 2877 Abidjan 09 – Côte d’Ivoire
  • via e-mail, to

For more information, please call MASA office : (+225) 20 21 35 20/20 21 95 15.
Download the Application.



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