Visa For MusicThe festival that unites youth around music

The Festival

The Visa For Music festival stage features emerging artists from Africa, the Middle East, Creole territories, and other horizons. As well as renowned artists for the greatest pleasure of our passionate audiences.


The main mission of Visa For Music is to discover new talents from the Africa/Middle East region and to offer them a showcase to professionals to export them to markets around the world.

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The concerts

Each year, the Visa For Music jury selects about thirty musical groups from over 1000 applications received.

In a short format – 40 minutes showcase – the artists show what they do best and most representative of their creation, in live conditions with a public.

Electro artists (DJs, VJs) are also selected to perform during the after-midnight showcases.




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The Afters

The Afters are organized after the concerts during the 4 days of the festival in collaboration with our partners and sponsors. They are an opportunity to meet new people and to enjoy together a festival atmosphere and joy. It is an important opportunity for networking between Moroccan and foreign professionals and artists.

Each evening features DJs for the greatest pleasure of the public.

The Parade

The festival offers each year to the rbati population the opportunity to attend a free and colorful show. Carnival artists from Africa and the Caribbean parade through the historic city center of Hassan and give a unique show.

The parade is an African extension that always has a strong place in the programming of the festival.



The tributes

Visa For Music highlights and honors outstanding personalities who work for the development of culture, the defense of their heritage and the influence of their arts and traditions.

The VFM Awards

The festival closes with the Visa For Music Awards, the award ceremony for the artists selected by public vote for the 5 categories of the year.