We are thrilled to announce the exciting collaboration between Spotify and Femme Fest, marking a significant milestone in promoting and celebrating women in music during XP Music Futures 2023.
This collaboration will take place on Day 3, December 9, from 10:00 pm to 2:00 am, at the captivating X1 outdoor space. Under the theme “IF THE MOON COULD TALK”, the lineup features exceptional artists, each delivering a captivating performance lasting 40 to 45 minutes. Prepare to be mesmerized by the incredible talents of Fulana, Donia Wael, Meron T, and Manal, as they grace the stage and showcase their unique musical prowess. This sponsorship agreement between Spotify and Femme Fest underscores their shared commitment to amplifying the voices and empowering women in the music industry.
EQUAL Arabia is the regional edition of Spotify’s global EQUAL program dedicated to advancing gender equity in music. “We are committed to boosting the presence of women musicians and creators worldwide. As fans support women artists, more opportunities arise for women in the industry. Our EQUAL Arabia playlist and marketing tools offer women a platform to showcase their work while reminding fans that listening is an act of empowerment. EQUAL is about the power of raising voices together to drive equity in music and standing together to fight for a common goal that has no borders,” the EQUAL Arabia team remarked.
Femme Fest is a pioneering creative agency and music festival that aims to provide a safe, supportive platform for female identifying artists to showcase their talent, collaborate, and connect with a diverse audience. The festival features live music, DJ sets, thought-provoking discussions, and engaging workshops, creating an immersive experience that celebrates the creativity and power of women in the music industry.
“We are proud to witness great strides by female artists within the region’s thriving music scene. This collaboration aims to build on the great success of XP Music Futures as a growing platform and to carve out a space for women in the music industry to express their ideas, have their voices heard, and showcase their art and creativity. We are focused on the success stories of established names in the industry and building on these great achievements to inspire talented young female artists,” said Nada Alhelabi, Strategy Director at MDLBEAST and XP Music Futures Director.
XP Music Futures 2023 will be held over three days (7-8-9 December) providing visitors and attendees with a unique opportunity to connect through an interactive experience. The conference program includes 135 sessions revolving around the event’s 4 main pillars: talent, scene, impact, and innovation, with the participation of 286 international, regional, and local speakers. The event is a real opportunity to link music experts with local and regional talent. The lineup of keynote speakers includes Balqees Fathi, Nicole Moudaber, Satoshi Tomiie, Hamid el Shaeri, Mohammed Hamkai, and DJ Michelle.