France | Cancellation of Babel Med Music 2018
The 14th edition of Babel Med Music – set to happen from the 15th to the 17th of March at Docks des Suds, Marseille – has been cancelled.
The decision is due to a decrease of 79% of the subsidy given by Region Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Hence the assocation Latinissimo is unable to organise the Marseille-based festival.
The festival-convention dedicated to world music welcomes each year about 2 000 artists and international professionals, as well as more than 10 000 festival-goers.
A petition to support cultural diversity and Babel Med Music has been created by Réseau ZoneFranche.