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August 17 2018

Call for applications : Miriam Makeba Award for Artistic Creativity 2018 (Algeria)

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Deadline: August 31, 2020

Algeria's National Office of Copyrights and Neighboring Rights is organizing the first edition of the "Miryam Makeba Prize for Artistic Creativity", with the aim of promoting and promoting African art.

The award also pays tribute to the great artist and militant Miyam Makeba. The main objective of this international award is to allow African artists to be recognized. Of course, as the name suggests, the prize encourages creativity. Any African artist over the age of 18 may participate. Entrants must be in possession of a piece of identification.

If you reside in an African country other than your country of origin, you must provide a residence card. Artists with refugee status can also apply. To do this, send a file consisting of a copy of an identity document / or residence and a copy of the artistic project.

Objectives of the Prize:

  • To enable African artists using different media to express their ideas and express themselves on socio-political issues in order to be better heard,
  • To promote African artists and art in all its forms of expression,
  • To encourage talent and creativity
  • To reward the best artistic creation

Eligibility criteria:

  • Any African artist aged 18 and over living on the continent can enter the contest,
  • The participant must provide proof of identity and / or residence permit in an African country other than his country of origin,
  • Artists claiming refugee status due to exceptional circumstances (armed conflict, natural disaster, etc.) are also invited to participate in the competition.

You may send the application by post under a sealed envelope addressed to "The President of the jury of the Miryam Makeba Prize for artistic creativity" at the following address:

National Office for Copyright and Neighboring Rights (ONDA)
49, rue Abderrezak Hamla - 16000 Bologhine - Algiers

Or by email at the following address:

For more information: Visit the official Miriam Makeba Award for Artistic Creativity page

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