Delegation of the European Union to Rwanda

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Call for Corporate Sponsors for European Hip-Hop Festival 2019

25/09/2019 - 11:49
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The EU Delegation to Rwanda will host a "Hip-hop festival (battle of rappers) in Kigali on 16 November 2019. Venue to be confirmed.

Description of the event

The hip hop festival is organised as part of the "European Autumn of Culture", a set of annual public diplomacy activities. This is a one of a kind event organised to bridge the music culture between Rwanda and Europe. It is an opportunity for young and aspiring hip hop artists to showcase their talent.

Companies and organisations interested to offer in-kind sponsorship (goods and/or services) for the Hip hop festival in Kigali should submit their expressions of interest/proposals by 16 October 2019 COB to:  Mr Ben NUPNAU, Head of Political, Press and Information Section, EU Delegation to Rwanda at:

The EU Delegation will review the applications in line with the eligibility and selection criteria listed below, and contact selected companies/organisations by 30 October 2019 in order to sign a Corporate Sponsorship Agreement. This agreement will determine specific sponsorship terms and conditions, including the provision of exposure and visibility for sponsors.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

The Sponsor can be a public or private organisation or company.

Nature  and  activities  of  the  Sponsor should  be  in  line  with  the  principles,  values and commitments of the European Union and may not entail a possible conflict with the mission and objectives of the European Union.

The Sponsor must not be in a situation referred to in Articles 136 (1) and 141 (1) of the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 July 2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union.

Sponsors are informed that:

Sponsors must declare the Euro value of their in-kind goods and/or services offered.

The EU’s European External Action Service (EEAS) registers all sponsorships above EUR 1,000 as well as registers and publishes all sponsorships above EUR 5,000 on the relevant EU Delegation’s websites and on the official website of the EEAS.

The EEAS processes personal data in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC. In case personal data needs to be transmitted to any sponsors, as recipient, the organisation is required to ensure the same level of data protection guaranteed by the EU data protection framework, and in particular Regulation (EU) 2018/1725.

Sponsors will not have a say on the substance of the event.