Embaixada Cultural: Opportunity to Volunteer at Minas Musica Mundo

Dates: 1 - 1 January 1970

Website: http://www.arterialnetwork.org/opportunity/embaxaida_cultural_opportunity_for_volunteering_mmm

Conveners: Embaixada Cultural

Embaixada Cultural is preparing for its annual fair Minas Musica Mundo (MMM) which will happen at the first week of December 2015. MMM is international fair of music and culture which happens in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The objective of the fair is to create sustainable relations among cultural activists and empower the cultural industries in the Global South. During four days, the city will be overwhelmed with international fair of music, including artists, producers, cultural activists, label houses, etc, as well as performances, debates and many street events.

We would like to invite young professionals from your network or community to volunteer at MMM. We need your help with the selection process!!

The aim of the voluntary section of MMM is to receive young professionals from the Global South region and offer them first hand experience with working in an international fair, interacting with local and international participants in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Embaixada Cultural aims at joining creative and young professionals through cultural exchange to celebrate the cultural diversity.

The young professional should arrive at Belo Horizonte few weeks prior to the event where they will be oriented and trained for the activities at the time of the fair. The young professionals should be energetic, dedicated and responsible individuals, younger than 35 years and be actively involved in the area of culture (preferably music) and/or sustainable development. The selection criteria is based on our basic needs, but we are open for further suggestions and comments.

The positions available are:

·  communication: web-designer, graphic designer; social media

·  production: stage manager, sound desk assistant

·  escorting: assisting the international participants (and musicians), translator.

·  logistics assistant

The interested applicants should send their CV and Motivation Letter (one page) at [email protected] with the subject “Application for volunteering at MMM15”.

Minas Musica Mundo offers room and board for the applicants during the stay in Belo Horizonte. Due to the limited budget, unfortunately MMM is not able to cover the traveling expense, however we are more than happy to suggest ways, such as grants which the young professional can apply for. We would also want to consult your organization to help us allocate resources of assisting the applicant.

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