Syli d'Or de la musique du monde

28 groups / nearly 25 countries


The Syli d’Or continues on February 4, 2021 for the grand final of the 14th edition !





Exceptionally this year, because of the situation we are all going through, the 14th edition of the Syli d’Or de la musique du monde will continue until february 2021.






Productions Nuits d’Afrique is proud to present the 14th edition of the Syli d’Or de la Musique du Monde. This must see showcase event dedicated to world music artists in Canada. Throughout each edition since 2007, emerge extraordinary talents as well as new trends in world music.

During the Gala Finale, many artists will be awarded and share more than $50 000 in prizes from our many partners and a touring prize from our new partnership with Conseil des Arts de Montréal.

For the second time, the Conseil des Arts de Montréal is teaming up with Les Syli d’Or to present a Coup de cœur CAM-SYLI award to a collective of professional musicians representing Montreal’s cultural diversity and give them an opportunity to perform in locations across the Island of Montreal.



Be part of the adventure: attend as many concerts as you want and rate your favourite artists at each night.  
Syli d’Or de la Musique du Monde, this is the people’s choice award that brings the world together!

From February 11 to March 11, 2020, every Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:30 pm, then on September 8, 16, 22 and 23 at Club Balattou, you have been invited to come and encourage the artists of the Syli d’Or de la Musique du Monde and evaluate your favorites among the 28 participants of the event.

Your votes allowed 6 of them to become semi-finalists : Manen Quatuor, SUN7, Boulila, Lara Klaus, Ronald Lebeau & Kwaliti and Suenos y Raices.





SEMI-FINALS : 6 groups / 2 evenings of online shows

On January 20 and 21, 2021, from 8:00 pm in Facebook Live on the page @SylidOr.

Two evenings during which the 6 semi-finalist groups perform.
Attend the live concerts and support the vote of a jury of cultural professionals.

You will be able to vote in STORY the same evening on Facebook or Instagram


FINAL / GALA : 3 groups

A Gala evening for the finals, Thursday, February 4, 2021, starting at 8:00 pm in Facebook Live on the @SylidOr page. A gala evening, during which the three finalist groups will play 15 minutes.

The 3 finalists, after an evaluation by the jury, will be awarded the Syli d’Or, d’Argent and de Bronze !






Discover how to be prepared for the Syli d’Or  !