• The diaspora in Abidjan : JouvayFest carnival coming to MASA Festival

    One of the big attractions of the MASA 2018 will be no doubt, the celebration of Jouvay, major carnival of the black diaspora living in the Caribbean and the United States, on the banks of the lagoon Ebrié. Meaning dawn, open day or morning, the Jouvay ou J’ouvert was created...

  • Press release for journalists

    From March 10 to 17, 2018, will be held the 10th edition of the MASA which will coincide with the 25th anniversary of the institution. As a journalist, to participate and be assured of free movement during the event, you must be accredited. The deadline for your registration for accreditation...

  • MASA 2018: The Entente Council receives the MASA

    Continuing his series of meetings with heads of institutions to forge partnerships, Prof. Yacouba Konaté, managing Director of MASA had a working session on Monday 29 January 2018 with the Executive Secretary of the Council of his excellency Patrice Kouamé. The meeting, held at the headquarters of the West African...

  • General Management visits MASA 2018 sites

    Another step in the preparations for the 10th edition of the MASA was taken on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.  Early in the afternoon, the MASA Managing Director Prof. Yacouba Konaté, accompanied by a technical team, visited two of the sites to host the MASA 2018 festivities. The first site to be...

  • MASA 2018: Press Conference in Brussels, 16 January

    Press Conference The 10th edition of the Market for African Performing Arts – MASA – will take place in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) from March 10 to March 17, 2018. It will also celebrate its 25th anniversary. Africalia works in a partnership with the MASA and is pleased to welcome the...

  • 4th edition of Visa For Music, November 22-25, 2017

    The 4th edition of Visa For Music, the first professional market for music from Africa and the Middle East, was held from 22 to 25 November 2017 in Rabat, Morocco. The objective of this professional market is to overcome the lack of visibility of artists from Africa and the Middle...

  • MASA 2018: Meeting of the International Artistic Committee, from 27 to 29 September 2017

    The meeting of the International Artistic Committee (CAI) will take place from 27 to 29 September 2017 in Abidjan. The artistic groups taking part in the next edition of MASA, to be held from 10 to 17 March 2018 in Abidjan will be known at the end of this meeting....

  • The 8th games of La francophonie are over, Abidjan 2017

    The 8th Games of La Francophonie ended on Sunday, July 30, 2017, in Abidjan, during a ceremony that brought together thousands of people at the “Akwaba Village”. “The President of the Republic and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire are pleased and proud to have noted … this important challenge,” said...

  • The Minister of Arts, Tourism and the Francophonie of the Central African Republic (CAR) visits the MASA.

    Ms Aline Gisèle PANA, Minister of Arts, Tourism, Culture and Francophonie of the Central African Republic, visited the premises of the network Arterial Network housed at the headquarters of the Market of the Arts of the African Spectacle of Abidjan (MASA) located in Abidjan-Plateau on Monday, 24 July 2017, as...

  • Urban Fashion 4, July 27, 28 and 29, 2017

    Urban Fashion 4 was held on 27, 28 and 29 July 2017, the theme chosen for this edition is “Fashion and personality in the 21st century” Three days of union, sharing and exchanges between the actors of Ivorian urban fashion and those of the invited countries. The innovation of this...