Traditional, classical, modern, popular or electronic bands and DJs are welcome to apply to perform a showcase at AME 2017. Alongside a line-up of local Cabo Verdean artists, applications from artists from Africa and all sides of the Atlantic will be considered with particular attention.

Our international jury will select the artists from the applications received. The deadline for international submissions was Sunday, 30 October 2016. The deadline for applications from Cape Verdean artists is Sunday, 15 January 2017.

If you are from Cabo Verde, please use our special form.


Please note that AME Cabo Verde is not in a position to cover international travels.

What is provided: accommodation, per diems, stage and necessary equipment to perform, local transportation and extensive promotional treatment on equal basis for all the selected artists.

If you want to apply for a showcase, think carefully about financing your travel to Cabo Verde and let us know what support or funding you can benefit from.