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Isla Bonita Love Festival opens the call for the participation of artists from La Palma in its 2024 edition

The call, which starts today and will be open until 16 July 2024, aims to select up to two artists, bands or DJs resident on La Palma.

The new edition of Isla Bonita Love Festival announces the opening of the bases for the participation of Palmeros artists in its 2024 edition. This festival, which has become a benchmark in the island’s cultural agenda, offers a unique platform for local talent.

The CEO of Sodepal, Miriam Perestelo, highlighted the importance of this initiative, as the Festical is “an exceptional platform to showcase and support local talent. We want to give artists from La Palma the opportunity to showcase their creativity and share the stage with big names in music. This project reaffirms our commitment to the culture and artistic development of our island”.

The call for entries, which begins today and will be open until 16 July 2024, seeks to select up to two artists, bands or DJs resident on La Palma. Participants must submit original songs or compositions for the chance to share the stage with the festival’s guest artists.

Artists must meet a series of requirements to participate, including the presentation of original songs, with a maximum duration of five minutes each. In addition, participants must be current residents of the island of La Palma and must not have previously participated in the Love Festival. Registrations must be made through the form available on the official website of the festival. (https://www.islabonitalovefestival.es/participa-en-el-isla-bonita-love-festival/).

A jury composed of representatives of the Escuela Insular de Música, the artistic director of the Isla Bonita Love Festival, two artists from La Palma and a technician from Sodepal will evaluate the proposals. The evaluation criteria will include originality, musical quality, interpretation and live performance potential. The results will be communicated to the selected artists within a maximum of three working days after the closing of the call.

Selected artists will have the opportunity to perform on the Love Festival 2024 main stage, with a performance time of no more than eight minutes. They will also receive promotion through the festival’s official channels and will share the stage with renowned artists.

They must also participate in promotional activities for the festival, including interviews and photo shoots, and be available for rehearsals in advance, and must cede the rights to use image and sound to the festival for promotional purposes.