Make Music Cities

Make Music China 2016, Wuqiang County, Hebei Province

Make Music is based on France’s “Fête de la Musique,” a national musical holiday inaugurated in 1982.

Ever since, it has become an international phenomenon, celebrated on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries, including Germany, Italy, Greece, Russia, Lebanon, Ivory Coast, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada, and Japan.

Participating Cities

North Africa and Middle East

Algeria: Oran Egypt: Cairo Israel: Jerusalem Jordan: Amman Lebanon: Beirut Morroco: Tangiers Palestinian Territories: Gaza, Nablus, Ramallah Tunisia: El Kef, Sfax, Sousse, Tunis

Sub-Saharan Africa

Benin: Cotonou Burkina Faso: Ouagadougou Burundi: Bujumbura Cameroon: Douala, Garoua Cape Verde: Assomada Chad: N’Djamena Comoros: Fomboni, Moroni, Mutsamudu Congo: Brazzaville, Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, Pointe-Noire Cote d’Ivoire: Abidjian, Aboisso, Biankuma, Daloa, Dimbokro, Facobly, Grand-Bassam, Grand-Lahou, Korhogo, Man, Tortya, Yamoussoukro Djibouti: Djibouti Equatorial Guinea: Malabo Gabon: Libreville Gambia: Banjul Guinea: Conakry Kenya: Nairobi Madagascar: Ambatondrazaka, Antananarivo, Fandriana, Mjunga/Mahajanga, Moramanga, Sambava, Tamatave, Tolagnaro Mozambique: Maputo Namibia: Oshakati, Keetmanshoop, Windhoek Niger: Niamey, Zinder Nigeria: Lagos São Tomé and Príncipe: São Tomé Senegal: Dakar, Kaolack, Saint-Louis Seychelles: Victoria South Sudan: Juba Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Togo: Lomé Uganda: Kampala Zambia: Lusaka

Americas

Argentina: Bella Vista, Buenos Aires, Cordoba Barbados: Bridgetown Bolivia: La Paz Brazil: [Nationwide] Canada: EdmontonNotre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Quebec City, Sainte Agathe des Monts Chile: Puerto Montt Colombia: Barranquilla, Bogota, Cali, Cartagena, Manizales, Medellin, Pereira, Valledupar Dominican Republic: Santo Domingo Ecuador: Cuenca, Guayaquil, Loja, Portoviejo, Quito Guatemala: Guatemala City Haiti: Cap-Haïtien, Port-au-Prince Honduras: Tegucigalpa Jamaica: Kingston Mexico: Cabo San Lucas, Juarez, Mexico City, Puebla, Querétaro, San José del Cabo, San Luis Potosi, Toluca, Villahermosa, Xalapa Nicaragua: Leon, Managa, Matagalpa Panama: Panama City Paraguay: Asunción Peru: Ancash, Apurímac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Huancavelica, Ica, Iquitos, Junìn, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Loreto, Moquegua, Piura, Puno, San Martìn, Ucayali, Trujillo Saint Lucia: Castries Salvador: San Salvador Suriname: Paramaribo Trinidad and Tobago: Port d’Espagne United States: Atlanta, Black Hills (SD)Boston, BuffaloCambridge (MA), Chattanooga, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia (SC), Davis (CA)Detroit, Downey (CA), El Paso, Fort Lauderdale, Fort WayneFullerton (CA), Huntsville (AL)Issaquah (WA), Laguna Beach (CA), Liberty (MO)Los Angeles, Madison (WI), Mentor (OH), Minneapolis/St PaulMontclair (NJ), Nashville, New York City, Niagara FallsNormal (IL)Oakland, Ossining (NY)Palo AltoPhiladelphia, Pittsburgh, Platteville (WI)Plymouth (NH)Portland (ME), Portland (OR), Redmond (WA), Salem (OR), San AntonioSan Diego, Santa Fe, Seattle, Somerville (NJ)St. LouisUpper Perkiomen Valley (PA), Vermont, Washington (DC), Worcester (MA) Uruguay: Montevideo Venezuela: Barinas, Barquisimeto, Caracas, Maracaibo, Maracay, Mérida, Puerto La Cruz, Valencia

Asia and Pacific

Australia: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth Bangladesh: Dhaka China: Beijing, Changchun, Changsha, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Heyuan, Jiangyin, Jinan, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wulumuqi, Wuqiang, Xi’an, Xiamen Fiji: Suva India: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pondicherry, Pune Indonesia: Bandung, Jakarta, Surabaya, Yogyakarta Japan: Himeji, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kobe, Kyoto, Minoo, Moriyama, Nara, Nishinomiya, Ohtsu, Osaka, Sapporo, Shima, Suita, Takatsuki, Tokyo Malasia: Kuala Lumpur Nepal: Dharan, Kathmandu, Pokhara New Zealand: Christchurch, Wellington Pakistan: Karachi, Lahore Philippines: Manilla Singapore: Singapore South Korea  Sri Lanka: Colombo Taiwan: Taipei Uzbekistan: Tachkent Vanatu: Lowanatom, Luganville, Motalava, Norsup, Port-Vila Vietnam: Hanoi

Europe

Albania: Tirana Andorra: Andorra la Vella Armenia: Erevan Austria: Innsbruck, Vienna Belgium: [Nationwide] Bosnia-Herzegovina: Banja Luka, Bijeljina, Doboj, Istocno Sarajevo, Prijedor, Zvornik Bulgaria: Varna Croatia: Split, Zagreb Cyprus: Limassol Czech Republic: Ceske Budejovice, Plzen, Prague, Trebic France[Nationwide] Germany: Annaberg-Buchholz, Aschersleben, Bamberg, Berlin, Brême, Bühl, Burg, Cologne, Dessau, Dresden, Erfurt, Erlangen, Essen, Francfort-sur-le-Main, Görlitz, Greifswald, Halle, Hannover, Hennigsdorf, Homburg, Hoyerswerda, Jena, Kamenz, Karlsruhe, Landau, Leipzig, Löbau, Magdeburg, Meiningen, Plaue, Potsdam, Quedlinburg, Rathenow, Recklinghausen, Rostock, Salzwedel, Sangerhausen, Sarrebruck, Weilburg, Weimar, Weingarten, Wolfsburg Great Britain: [Nationwide] Greece: Agios Dimitrios, Agrinio, Amaliada, Athens, Didymoteicho, Domokos, Drama, Edessa, Filippiada, Heraklion, Kallithea, Kavala, Komotini, Kos, Kythera, Larissa, Levadia, Moschato-Tavros, Naxos, Paros, Preveza, Salamina, Santorini, Serres, Thessaloniki, Veria, Volos, Xanthi Italy: [Nationwide] Kosovo: Pristina Luxembourg: [Nationwide] Macedonia: Tetovo Netherlands: Amsterdam, The Hague, Roosendaal Poland: Bukowiec, Czestochowa, Olsztyn, Toruń, Warsaw Portugal: Lisbon, Santarem Romania: Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Pitesti, Timisoara Russia: Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Rostov-on-Don, Rybinsk, Samara, Saratov, Tolyatti, Vladivostok, Voronezh Serbia: Belgrade Slovakia: Banska Bystrica Spain: Aguilar de Campoo, Burjassot, Cartagena, La Puebla de Alfindén, Logroño, Madrid, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tres Cantos, Valencia, Valladolid, Vilagarcia de Arousa Switzerland: Chaux-de-Fonds, Châtel-Saint-Denis, Fribourg, Geneva, Lausanne, Monthey, Morges, Neuchâtel, Nyon, Thun, Yverdon les Bains Turkey: Ismir Ukraine: Lviv

List of participating cities originally compiled by ADCEP for the French Ministry of Culture in July 2013. This page last updated on April 2, 2017.