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Artists and music professionals from the Mediterranean Basin involved in projects and developing links between music, society, and heritage.

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Hammamet session

02 - 15 March 2020

The four 2020 Medinea sessions of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) are each open to a dozen of young and talented musicians from the Mediterranean basin (building their careers to become professional artists) and who have an intense practise of musical improvisation, even of the composition. Each session is designed for a large diversity of […]

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Online session

18 May - 03 June 2020

The current context of confinement continues to accentuate the gaps between the public of culture and those who are distant from it, in particular by widening the digital divide and increasing the isolation of certain populations. For the first time, the whole team, as well as the collaborators and artists, have mobilized to make an […]

Artists

Christine LEE

Korean musician

Considered one of the top stars of her generation, Korean cellist Christine J. Lee was a top laureate of the first Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition in Brussels and winner of the First Prize at the Isang Yun International Cello Competition in Korea in 2018. Some of her highlights for this season include her debut […]

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Sarra DOUIK

Tunisian musician

Sarra is a Tunis-based vocalist and Oud player. At only 19, she has already won several national singing and Oud competitions, performed with the Tunisian National Orchestra and the “Rachidia” traditional orchestra, and toured internationally throughout Europe, Northern Africa and the United States. Sarra was selected for the OneBeat program which brings together emerging musical […]

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Marouane MZOUGH

Moroccan musician

Marouane is a young Musician from Oujda, a city in the Far East of Morocco, he’s mainly specialized in playing wind instruments as well as singing. His Musical journey started since childhood while playing with neighbourhood groups who play cultural “Issawa” and “Dakka Marrakchia” two Moroccan traditional genres based on traditional wind instruments and percussion. […]

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Benoît QUENTIN

French musician

Driven by his love for the energy of rock music, Benoit Quentin starts his musical practice in a self-taught way on the electric bass and began composing from the very first time he picked the instrument. His curiosity for other rhythmic and harmonic forms leads him quickly to learn to the double bass and to […]

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Florence NOWAK

French singer

Florence, alias Kimsar on stage, is a French singer-songwriter and ethnomusicologist. Her stage name comes from a pristine Himalayan village where she collected North-Indian songs for a PhD on the local music scene. She is currently developing several projects in the South of France: a solo musical theatre play adapted from the short story The […]

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Bashar IDRISS

Lebanese musician

Born in A Small Mediterranean Country Called Lebanon. He started his musical studies at a young age, At The Lebanese National Higher Conservatory in Beirut in 2005 that he will end obtaining his diploma in violin full with new projects. While studying, he was a member of the Classical Youth Orchestra, The Lebanese Oriental Orchestra […]

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Loup GODFROY

French musician

Loup started playing the drums in Cluny, his hometown, at the age of 6. Through his influences and listening, he quickly became interested in jazz and improvised music. Being the only musician in his family, he will have to have a great desire to learn and a strong motivation. It is precisely his desire and […]

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Press and overviews

Press reviews

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Medinea and its partners activities

Medinea at the Erasmus+ and Creative Europe information day in Marseille

  A few days ago, the coordination manager of the Medinea network, Fanny Roustan, was invited to the Erasmus+ Creative Europe Programmes Information Day organised by the Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Direction of the Région Sud. The purpose of the speech was to talk about the relationship between the two programmes within the same project, both in […]

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Medinea and its partners activities

Cancellation of the 2020 Medinea Session in Aix-en-Provence

 Since the beginning of the confinement, we have been doing our best to redirect our efforts towards digital activities by launching our Series on Youtube, Facebook and Instagram TV, in order to maintain and strengthen our links with all the artists, collaborators, funders and members of the network during this complicated time. We continue […]

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