MEDIMEX, the Mediterranean Music Expo, to be held from 24 to 27 November 2011 in Bari. The only italian music fair market dedicated to all music genres, which will receive operators and music industries, great Italian and international artists, representatives of festivals and networks, trade associations, media, cultural and governmental institutions from 21 countries.
MEDIMEX will take up over 8000 square meters of exhibition space, with 150 stands and 1000 among operators, national and international artists . 50 scheduled events between live showcases, exhibitions and meeting and about 30 conferences, presentations and press conferences. Within the MEDIMEX will take place XV edition of MEI - Meeting of the independent labels, held in Faenza up to the last edition.
The several stands will host, besides Italian and international music operators and professionals, cultural institutions and trade associations including: Assomusica, Fimi, Fondazione Fabrizio De Andrè Onlus, Fondazione Gaber, Fondazione Musica per Roma, Hellenic Ministry of Culture General Directorate of Modern Culture Directorate of Music, ICIC (Catalan Institute of Cultural Industry ), Phonopaca (France), Pôle Industries Culturelles & Patrimoines (France), SIAE, Tunisie Culture and Tunisia National Tourism Department, Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques, Zone Franche (France).
The opening of MEDIMEX
, Thursday, November 24th at Petruzzelli Theater
, will be the show Meraviglioso Modugno, a tribute to Domenico Modugno
with VINICIO CAPOSSELA, SIMONE CRISTICCHI, CRISTINA DONÀ, MAURO ERMANNO GIOVANARDI, PINO MARINO, NADA & FAUSTO MESOLELLA, ROY PACI, RADIODERVISH, PEPPE SERVILLO, DANIELE SILVESTRI, SUD SOUND SYSTEM, PAOLA TURCI, PEPPE VOLTARELLI.
Friday 25th and Saturday 26th November on 3 main stages of Showville Theater of Bari there will be the performances - reserved for registered operators - of artists from Puglia new music scene, national artists and artists from Mediterranean area: Boom Da Bash, Antonio Castrignanò, Erica Mou, H.E.R. e la Band Famenera, Mama Marjas, Mascarimirì, Jolaurlo Steela, Bianco, Fabrizio Cammarata & The Second Grace, Phinx, Roberta Alloiso, The Banditi, Savina Yannatou, Rodrigo Leao, Badiaa Bouihrizi, Fanfara Tirana & Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, Moussu T e Lei Jovents, Djmawi Africa, Sonia Brex e Trans Global Underground & Natacha Atlas.
Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27, Medimex include in its program a series of international conferences. Assessments and views, future and trends, will be the central themes of a debate on music industry that will see the participation of institutions, journalists, art directors, professionals and musicians. From "The Land that resounds.The music as economic promotion of the territory", during which will be compared important experiences of festivals in Italy, Europe and North Africa,"Music and Revolution" , analysis on the recent political and cultural situation of North Africa and Middle East, by " Culture, a new industrial pluster” promoted by the General Direction of SIAE to “Who's Afraid of music?" sponsored by XL music supplement of the Republic, which will see the participation as speakers FRANCO BATTIATO, VASCO BRONDI (OVVERO LE LUCI DELLA CENTRALE ELETTRICA), CAPAREZZA, DANIELE SILVESTRI.
During the three-day Music Expo will be held also several press conferences and presentations of new projects and music initiatives: 99POSSE, LE LUCI DELLA CENTRALE ELETTRICA, TEATRO DEGLI ORRORI, TEATRO VALLE OCCUPATO, ASSOMUSICA, WOMEX, FIRA DI MANRESA, YOU TUBE, MYSPACE, NOTE LEGALI, many others.
Within the Medimex scheduled the presentation of four music awards: Best Italian Artist Award MEDIMEX to Vinicio Capossela, Best International Artist Award MEDIMEX to Natacha Atlas and two MEI awards, PIMI - Independent Music Italian Award with Massimo Volume, Paul Benvegnù Brunori Sas, Le Luci della centrale elettrica and many others, and PIVI - Italian Award Independent Videoclip with 99 posse, Daniele Silvestri and many other guests.
Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday, November 27 also scheduled many events in more than 20 spaces between theaters, bars, clubs and meeting places (99 posse first national, Bonus Track, and many others).
is promoted by the Mediterranean, Tourism and Culture Department of Puglia Region
, as part of the Operational Programme ERDF (European Regional Development)
enacted by Teatro Pubblico, IV Axis Puglia / Apulia Sounds, in collaboration with MEI-Meeting of Independent Labels
with the support of Economic Development and Agri-Resources Department of of Puglia Region
, Fiera del Levante of Bari.
Media partners: XL Repubblica suplement and Radio Rai Tre.