Music Export Canada Presents: Canada Stand and Canadian Blast at MIDEM 2015

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June 5-8, 2015 in Cannes, France

On February 11, 2015 CIMA announced the line-up for the seventh annual Canadian Blast showcase series at MIDEM in Cannes, France. Seven Canadian artists are confirmed for nighttime showcases at Morrisons (10 rue Teisseire) in the heart of Cannes.
Canadian Blast showcases confirmed for:
Saturday, June 6 include Mario Peluso & les Hobos Hurleurs(Artic Records);
Mimi O’Bonsawin (EMG); The Jonny Debt Band (Sugar Moon Music) and Virginia to Vegas featuring Alyssa Reid (Wax Records)

On Sunday, June 7, showcases include Ambre McLean (Letting Artists Make Art (LAMA); Claire Mortifee (Bombay Records); The Walkervilles featuring Glenn Lewis and Dru (Fullcc Music Group – Full Capacity Concerts)

For the past forty years, CIMA has dedicated itself to strengthening the Canadian independent music industry.

CIMA is the not-for-profit national trade association representing the English-language, Canadian-owned sector of the music industry. CIMA’s membership consists of Canadian-owned companies and representatives of Canadian-owned companies involved in every aspect of the music, sound recording and music-related industries. They are exclusively small businesses which include: record producers, record labels, recording studios, managers, agents, licensors, music video producers and directors, creative content owners, artists and others professionally involved in the sound recording and music video industries.

CIMA’s mandate is to develop and advocate policies and services that serve to support a strong and economically stable Canadian independent music and sound recording industry, ensuring the long-term development of the sector and to raise the profile of Canadian independent music both in Canada and around the world.

CIMA continues to take a leadership role in improving the economic viability and well-being of the independent music and sound recording sector in important areas such as cultural industry policies and programs; intellectual property and copyright law; tax laws and tariffs; international export and trade development programs; and professional development.

The Canada Stand at MIDEM has become known in the industry as an innovative and successful event to attend as way of procuring more business opportunities for artists, managers and publishers.

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