Music Markets in the Arab World

Trends and Opportunities

Basem Abuarab
Ma'an Abu Taleb
Sarah el Miniawy
  • event type:WOMEX 16 Conference Session
  • date:20 Oct 2016
  • time:15:15 – 16:00
  • city/area:Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
  • venue:Conference Room 2, Level 0, Building 2, Cidade da Cultura
  • country:Spain
  • event submitted by:Piranha Arts

Chaired by Basem Abuarab (Egypt), Almoharek/Eka3
with Maan Abu Taleb (Jordan/UK), Ma3azef.com
Sarah El Miniawy (Egypt/Algeria), Simsara

The Arabic music landscape has been witnessing a major shift over the last decade, fuelled by an exponentially growing scene of independent musicians and organisations. The three panelists share their insights on the latest music trends in the Arab region, and illustrate the growing market opportunities for artists and organisations from around the world.