Open Call : Music at Serendipity Arts Festival 2024


Serendipity Arts Festival is back this year from December 15 to 22, 2024 in Panjim, Goa. As a step towards representing artists and building a platform for new music, we invite bands, soloists, duos, groups etc. working across all genres to apply. The Music curators for this edition along with the Foundation shall subsequently shortlist a few acts that will be incorporated into the Festival’s programming. 


May 10, 2024

Terms and Conditions

  • The venue for the performance(s) shall be decided by the Foundation authorities basis the overall Festival programming.
  • The Foundation shall offer a performance fee and travel, production elements, lodging and boarding costs in accordance with the overall Festival mandate.
  • The selection made by the Curators and the Foundation is final.


Q1. Are there any specific genres that the Festival focusses on?
A1. No, Serendipity Arts Festival is open to all genres and forms of presentation.

Q2. What kinds of venues will the performance be programmed for?
A2. The Festival has multiple venues across Panjim. Each venue has various unique attributes that lend to the impact of the shows hosted there. Over the years, concerts and performances have taken place at auditoriums, intimate outdoor stages, big stages, black boxes, and other alternate spaces. You can learn more about venues here:

Q3. Can I apply with a new album/set that hasn’t been performed yet?
A3. Yes, you can!

Q4. Can I apply if I do not have a live performance video?
A4. It would be ideal if there is some form of video documentation of a live set for Curators to have a better visual understanding of the performance. However, if it is a work-in-progress or material that has not been performed before, a live practice recording works too.

Q5. What is the duration of the performance?
A5. Ideally 60 minutes.

Q6. Is there any tentative date for the performance?
A6. The Festival dates are 15-22 December 2024, and the performance will be scheduled within this duration. The Foundation team will be in touch with the artist(s) before finalising dates.