Monday, January 7, 2013

DEADLINE JANUARY 10th for 2013 MOJA Arts Festival Call for Artist & Performer Submissions

2013 MOJA Arts Festival Call for Artist and Performer Submissions

The MOJA Arts Festival:  A Celebration of African-American & Caribbean Arts is an annual 11-day festival in Charleston, South Carolina that features presentations in a variety of artistic disciplines including visual arts, classical music, theater, poetry, storytelling, dance, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, children's activities, and traditional crafts for an audience of 58,000+ people. MOJA stimulates and celebrates cultural harmony within the community and encourages participation in and access to a rich variety of traditional arts and cultures, as well as educational programs. MOJA's mission is built around the concept of building bridges of understanding and respect for the beauty of artistic and cultural expression among all parts of the community.  If you would like to be considered as an artist or performer for the 2013 MOJA Arts Festival, please send the following information:



1. CD/DVD of sample artwork, performances, presentations
2. CD with high resolution/press quality images of you/your group, past performances or exhibits
3. Press clippings/brochure or other marketing materials
4. $15 Application Fee (make checks payable to City of Charleston)
5. Completed Application Form

Please send all materials to:
2013 MOJA Arts Festival
Office of Cultural Affairs
180 Meeting Street, Suite 200
Charleston, South Carolina 29401

Each component of the MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts is carefully selected by a jury process. The submitted materials will be forwarded to the appropriate selection committee and the final decision on the 2013 program will be made by the end of April.
The MOJA Arts Festival:  A Celebration of African-American & Caribbean Art is produced by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs in cooperation with the MOJA Planning Committee and is scheduled for September 26 to October 6, 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina.  For more information, please call (843) 724-7305 and visit

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