In the event that the recording has not been published at the time of the request, it is necessary to provide evidentiary documentation that the date of publication corresponds to the indicated dates. This documentation will be assessed in commission and appropriate checks can be made, if applicable.
For artists from the Balearic Islands only in the field of classical and contemporary music, due to the specifics of the sector, they do not need to have recorded any disc, but they must have performed in a professional environment at least five times, as at least two times outside the autonomous community since January 1, 2022.
Proposals submitted that do not meet the requirements may exceptionally be considered, provided the committee considers it so.
Proposals with the same repertoire that has been performed in any previous edition of Fira B will not be accepted!
The groups / artists who have not performed at Fira B! will have preference in case of doubt.
The showcases must include original music, except for classical and contemporary music. In this case, the showcases with a minimum of two original works by composers from the Balearic Islands will be a priority.
Applicants must have available audio (published on digital distribution platforms) and audiovisual material (at least one of the videos must be live) and must have a website and/or social media profiles.
All musical genres can be presented (pop, rock, jazz, classical, electronic, etc.). Artists/groups must have the ability to tour and perform other promotional events.
The official program will feature 30-minute showcases.
The programming must ensure, as far as possible, the presence of artists from all the Balearic Islands and must guarantee gender parity, based on the criteria proposed by the Keychange movement.
The proposals must present a description in one of the three working languages of Fira B! (Catalan, Spanish or English) and an EPK in English.
All proposals sent will be reviewed by the organizers, who will ensure that they meet the minimum criteria to be able to participate in the fair. Then the proposals will be sent to a selection committee made up of experts in the different genres which will carry out the selection according to the following criteria:
Technical and artistic quality, innovation, uniqueness and other distinctive features.
An application that includes works sung in Catalan.
The artists presented in the official program will receive a fee that will be calculated based on the number of participants in the production (artistic team and up to two members of the technical team). For those artists who need to travel to Mallorca and who do not have financial support from any institution, travel expenses (up to a maximum of €60 per person to travel between islands, €150 per person to travel from peninsula, €300 per person traveling from Europe and €800 per person from outside Europe) and one night's accommodation (up to 100 € per person) will be reimbursed.
The technical coordination of Fira B! Reserves the right to adapt the technical riders to the venues, according to the schedule and the complete program.
The artistic selection will be available on the website of Fira B! (www.firab.org).
All artists featured in the program authorize photographs, video recordings and streaming of their performances at Fira B! for dissemination purposes, both in the media and social networks, and for archival purposes.
In the event that the recording has not been published at the time of the request, it is necessary to provide evidentiary documentation that the date of publication corresponds to the indicated dates. This documentation will be assessed in commission and appropriate checks can be m...