Artist Applications for 2014 are Open!


MTN BUSHFIRE 2014 announces the launching of its application process for candidates interested in participating in the 8th instalment of one of Africa’s most unique and inspiring Music & Arts Festivals.


 Scheduled for May 30-June 1, 2014, BUSHFIRE’s eclectic, multi-dimensional programming is rooted in world music – with a particular emphasis on Pan-African sounds – and further features a compelling line-up of theatre, poetry, dance, fine Art exhibits & installations, story-telling, puppetry, film, provocative speakers, and themed workshops.

MTN BUSHFIRE is looking for inspired African and international musicians and artists in all creative mediums to “Bring their Fire” and support the Festival’s “Call to Action” mandate that earmarks 100% profits to Aids orphans through NGO Young Heroes and 100% merchandise proceeds to non-profit Gone Rural boMake’s community development projects.

Celebrating creative expression while promoting social responsibility, stimulating the economy and drawing up to 20,000 attendees from across Africa and around the world to the magical Malkerns Valley, MTN BUSHFIRE provides unparalleled opportunity for both established and emerging talent to “Bring their Fire” to this important and high profile event.

Deadline for submitting applications is 31st of October 2013 through the MTN BUSHFIRE website (www.bushfire.co.sz). Due to the large number of submissions, only successful applicants will be contacted.


Click HERE to apply online!

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