PRESS RELEASE – The Copyright Society of Composers Authors and Publishers Inc (COSCAP) and Eastern Caribbean Collective Organisation for Music Rights (ECCO) are partnering with German based colleagues, calypso band, Lord Mouse and the Kalypso Katz, Calypsonian GBR and Piranha AG to create an opportunity for networking participation in a workshop and creative collaboration in Berlin in 2015.
Lord Mouse and the Kalypso Katz is an international group of musician dedicated to introducing calypso music into the mainstream market in Germany.
Calypsonian GBR is a Berlin based organisation focused on bringing Caribbean culture to Germany and Europe at large while Piranha Arts has been responsible for bringing world music to Berlin for almost three decades producing many successful concert, workshops, festivals and other cultural events in Germany.
Eight Caribbean entertainers (songwriters, performers (including musicians) producers, performers and producers/arrangers) who are members of the COSCAP or ECCO and work in the calypso/soca genre will be invited to participate. Persons interested in participating, please complete and return the application form to COSCAP or ECCO by October, 10, 2014.