Registration for DOADOA | 2019 is now open!
The eighth edition of DOADOA East African Performing Arts Market – will be held from 1st of 4th of May 2019 in Kampala, Uganda. Registration is now open!
DOADOA is a joint initiative of a number of leading creative entrepreneurs in East Africa – Bayimba Foundation (Uganda), Sarakasi Trust (Kenya), Phat! Entertainment (Kenya), Ketebul Music (Kenya), Busara Promotions (Tanzania), Caravan Records (Tanzania), KigaliUp! (Rwanda), Selam Music (Ethiopia) – that have joined forces to develop the market for performing arts in East Africa and unlock the potential of the East African creative industry by providing an annual platform for professional networking and mutual learning, bringing together various stakeholders in the creative industry to link people, organizations, businesses, knowledge and technology.
DOADOA offers stakeholders within the performing Arts sector (e.g. Musicians, Music producers, Composers, Songwriters, Music promoters, Managers, Distributors, events managers, festival directors, Dancers, Dance programmers, Dance Producers, tour operators, Theatre makers/practitioners, venue owners, copyright law societies, legislators, cultural organizations, performing Arts schools/academies, Comedians, Journalists & media houses, Poets, Storytellers, Marching Artists and others the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience, to network and learn. There will be conferences, exhibitions, collaborations, practical workshops by experts both regional and international as well as informal networking sessions (speed networking sessions), mentorship opportunities and showcases by selected Artists. Each edition promises to go beyond the previous. The detailed programme will be online as soon as experts, panelists and tutors have been confirmed.
To join DOADOA, please register under one of the following categories:
- Presenter/panelist/discussant – deadline: 31st January 2019
- Showcase artist/group – deadline: 31st January 2019
- Delegate – deadline: 15th April 2019
- Exhibitor – deadline: 15th April 2019
Please note that entry to DOADOA is by pre-registration. Entrance to the day programme is free.
An exhibition stall at a fee of 200,000 UGX.
Evening Showcases are at 20,000 UGX (per night)