7th Annual KULTURA Festival: Musicians Call Out

Haniely Pableo and Christine Balmes at Kultura 2011Haniely Pableo and Christine Balmes at Kultura 2011

This is a call out for Filipino musicians and bands to be part of the KAPISANAN’s 7th KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival slated for late August 2012.

Filipino (full / half / tiny bit)? In a dance crew, a band or music ensemble or a solo performer? Want to take your performance from your bedroom to the stage? We want Toronto (and the world!) to know about you! This is your chance to unleash your inner Filipino and get a chance to let your music be heard!

KAPISANAN is looking for: bands! ensembles! poets! rappers! DJs! dancers! Musicians and performers of all kinds for the 7th KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival!


To apply, please send us:

1) Name of your band/group/musical act 2) contact information (phone number & e-mail) 3) Demo CD and/or a link to your bandcamp/soundcloud/youtube page. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

E-mail applications to: info@kapisanancentre.com Deadline: Friday July 6, 2012 Selected musicians will by notified no later than: July 13, 2012

band plays with a crowd standing in the foreground

KAPISANAN is the curator of the 7th Annual Kultura Filipino Arts Festival, in partnership with Daps All Ages Concerts. KAPISANAN and Daps All Ages Concerts reserve the right to refuse any applicant which does not represent or participate in the culture of KAPISANAN and anything that may be deemed offensive or inappropriate.

Fees: Selected musicians will be paid a performance fee pending a grant award. Fees will be determined by how many musicians are selected.

About KULTURA KULTURA Festival is KAPISANAN’s signature annual summer Filipino arts festival since 2005. The festival features a live music showcase,  a visual arts exhibit in the KAPISANAN gallery, film screenings, now co-presented by Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival, and a theatre showcase presented in partnership with Carlos Bulosan Theatre.

Be inspired!