Project implementation period:
2011 to 2012
About the project:
This project, implemented by Optimiste Produktions, aims to set up an international centre for technical and administrative training in the field of music and performing arts. In collaboration with different national and international partners, the project will reinforce and promote the capacities of professionals as well as reinforce the music industry in Senegal.
Country of applicant:
Funds allocated (in USD):
Title of the section:
- Holding a training workshop for selected Senegalese and international participants;
- Preparing and organizing a training programme for some 30 students in management, copyright, funding, budget planning, management for contemporary music, organization of festivals;
- Encouraging partnerships for students to establish their own professional network, thus helping them to enter the job market.
Year of application:
Established the YAKAAR Centre for the performing arts, where 30 stage managers received training in Senegal.