THE AFRICAN DREAM

Talent-Spotter

PRESENTS THE AFRO PEPITES SHOW

THE 2017 PEPITES

8th edition of the Selections of the African Dream!

The great discoveries identified by the listeners’ committee and the web users!

The AFRO PEPITES SHOW is the 1st project hunting talents from Africa through social networks…

We have “agitated” the artists on the Internet, widened our communication networks to harvest a new artistic bunch dedicated to:

Professionals of culture willing to highlight new talents (media, managers, producers, organizers, distributors, tour managers…)

Internet users interested in discovering new cultural trends.

This year too the Listeners’ committee has discovered nearly 238 projects.

It has short-listed 12 projects which have made a difference thanks to their originality, music quality and/or their lyrics.

Then, Internet users voted to support their favourite project!

This result is the fruit of a collaborative selection.

 

| Thank you all for your participation |

| ENJOY THE DISCOVERIES AND SPREAD THE WORD |

NEXT CALL FOR ARTISTIC PROJECTS: FROM 1 FEB. 2018!

THE VIDEO ANNOUNCEMENT

1st Pepite ● Studio SHAP SHAP | NIGER, CHAD, REUNION ISLAND | ALTERNATIVE- ELECTRO

Studio Shap Shap
Studio Shap Shap

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Biography:

Studio Shap Shap, this is the story of 6 friends living in Niamey and who have different languages, ages, history and cultures (4 Nigerians, 1 Chadian, 1 from Reunion island). Six musicians who have the same desire to have Niger be heard differently.

When people think of music in Niger, this Western African country, they generally think of Touareg music.

Studio Shap Shap proves this country has much more to offer musically.

This band plays with a mix of little-known traditional instruments from Sahel (Douma, Kinde, Komsa), electronic sounds, « field recordings » and stories from ancient times…

●  LOOKING FOR a manager, producer, publisher, distributor, booking agency, organizers, media...

- TITLE PRESENTED : Peau de chèvre  - WEBSITE : None - SOCIAL NETWORKS : FACEBOOK

2d Pepite ● KRISTEL | MADAGASCAR | POP ROCK

KRISTEL
KRISTEL

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Biography:

Kristel is not only a feminist, it is also, and primarily, the future of a feminist generation and of a nation which is at stake.

With her trusty musicians, her Pop Rock trio play themes where love feelings are put forward, together with their rebel touch.

Kristel, Benkheli and Sylvano are ready to tour the world with this first album released in October 2017.

●  LOOKING FOR Agents, organizers, media...

● MANAGEMENT : Pierre A Blanc. PRODUCTION : Libertalia-Music Records

Booking France : Fleur Tiollier-Ivanez / Ginger Sounds
Booking Belgium : Patrick Dubucq / Ubu Production

Rest of the world & MGMT  - Pierre A Blanc / Kaiguan Agency

- TITLE PRESENTED : TNM - WEBSITE : www.libertalia-music.com - SOCIAL NETWORKS : FACEBOOK

3rd Pepite ● Bob ATISSO | TOGO | SAND SCULPTURE

Bob Atisso
Bob Atisso

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Biography:

Words are not strong enough to describe the works of Bob. Extremely precise, it often happens that one wonders how can we build such monuments almost with bare hands and with the only material: sand.

In his work, he masterfully presents the daily life in Africa while giving the artistic touch a special engineering. Bringing to life the sand is respecting nature.

With Bob Atisso, sand sculpture has a name!

As he likes to remind us, the important thing is to communicate by works, we give you the opportunity to contemplate them.

 

● LOOKING FOR a Manager, Agent, Event Organizers.

- WORK PRESENTED: In the mind of the mask - WEBSITE: None - SOCIAL NETWORS: FACEBOOK


PARTICIPATIONS:
2011: X International Sand sculpture Festival Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg (RUSSIA)
2011: Konark International Sand Art Festival in Puri (INDIA)
2012: Copenhagen International Sand Sculpture Festival (DENMARK)
2013: Copenhagen International Sand Sculpture Festival (DENMARK)
2013: Helsinki Zoo International Sand Sculpting Competition (FINLAND)
2013: Sand sculpting exhibition at Port-La-Nouvelle (FRANCE)
2013: XII International Sand sculpture Festival ”Peter and Paul Fortress “in St. Petersburg (RUSSIA)
2013: Remal International Festival (KUWAIT)
2014: TAIWAN World Sand Sculpting Championship
2015: KARLS 1 Berliner Sandwelt (GERMANY)
2015: CNE Sand Sculpture Pairs Contest in Toronto (CANADA)
2015: Konark International Sand Art Festival in Puri (INDIA)
2016: 29th Fukiage Dunes Festival in Minamisatsuma (JAPAN)
2017: Forgotten Land in Phan Thiet (VIETNAM)

AWARDS:
2011: People's Choice in India
2013: Jury First Place and People's choice in Copenhagen
2013: Jury Third Place in Helsinki
2013: Jury Third Place in St Petersburg 2013
2014: Jury second place in Taiwan world sand sculpting championship

 

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LE 2017 COMMITTEE :

• Dominique Prévost, Festival Only French programmer (France)

• Daniel Brown, Songlines Journalist and HEC Paris Editor in Chief (France)

• Daniel Lieuze gives the floor to Manar Al MouadmaniaRFIRFI Talent (France)

• Jacq-André NGUEGAN BOTOO, Festival Africajarc Programmer, radio host Farafina Trip session @ CFM RADIO (France)

• Shabani Ramadhani Hamissi Musician and Director of the Marahaba Swahili Music Festival (Tanzania) 

• Mounir Kabbja, CEO @ Ginger Sounds Cultural Agency & General secretary @ Zone Franche network (France)

• Jérôme DUMORTIER Founder / Manager of #RKC - Radio Kaos Caribou (France)

• Georges Kabore, Founder and Director of the Burkina Faso Institute (Burkina Faso)

• Mathieu Girod : Radio host Métisphère @ RTU Le Grand Mix (France)

• Cathie Bouvet, Just graduated from the school of artistic management. (France)

• Amandine Lefebvre, Manager, Booker and Producer @ O'Bal des âmes (France)

• Lætitia Normand, Manager of The African Dream (France) …