LaBa! Call for Artists

© goethe zentrum
Genre : Calls for papers
Contact details Ife Piankhi
Principal country concerned : Column : Arts and crafts
Release/publication date : 2015
Published on : 19/02/2015
Source : Goethe Zentrum Kampala

LABA! ARTS FESTIVAL 2015: Back to the Future

Saturday 13th June 2015, Bukoto Street, Kamwokya


The LaBa! Arts Festival is calling for Artists and Musicians of all genres to apply as individuals or collectives with a project, artwork or performance for the 9th Edition of the festival taking place on Saturday 13th June 2015 at Bukoto Street, Kamwokya

The Festival

LaBa! aims to showcase artistic and musical expressions outside the usual spaces and conditions to reach out to new audiences.

LaBa! is a platform that encourages artistic encounters, as well as intellectual and playful dialogues between artists and their audiences.

The Theme

For the 9th Edition of the LaBa! Arts Festival the theme is 'Back to the Future'.

LaBa! invites artists of all disciplines to reflect on the question of the past, present and future, stimulating the imagination in a creative way.

How to apply?

Fill out the form on the back and hand in all documents required.

We will be glad if the proposal is related to the theme, the space (Bukoto Street) and/or the aim of the festival – 'Art is for everyone!'.


Support with your application

There will be workshops, seminars and events leading up to the festival.

If you require more information before submitting your proposal write and email to, subject: LaBa! 2015 NEWS

To find out more about the LaBa! Arts Festival and its 9th edition please visit our blog:

In case of further questions please contact us on:

or via phone +256 - 794 303702

LABA! ARTS FESTIVAL 2015: Back to the Future

Application Form

Fill in this form and attach your proposal:

Name of artist or art group


Contact Person






Short description - what will your project/ artwork/ performance be about in a few words:

Please attach:

* A full proposal (not more than 2 A4 pages, typed)

* Drawings, videos or other material if needed

* A tentative budget including all costs to be expected

Please send all submissions to, Subject: LaBa! 2015 Application

Documents handed in as a soft copy (via e-mail) should be sent in common formats (pdf, jpg, mp3, mpeg, mp4).

Hard copies should be handed in at the reception of GZK/ UGCS, Plot 52 Bukoto Street, Kamwokya, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Deadline for Submission is Wednesday 15th April 2015.

The selected participants will be informed by end of April 2015.

For further information please write us on


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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