African Nova Scotian Music Association (ANSMA)
ANSMA’s Goals and Objectives are: • To promote the development of African Nova Scotian musicians in all aspects of their artistry. • To develop the African Nova Scotian music community to become a viable industry and economic resource. • To identify the needs of African Nova Scotian musicians and facilitate the development of resources to meet those needs (including strategic planning for the African Nova Scotian Music Industry). • To facilitate the exchange of information between the African Nova Scotian musicians and the community at large. • To provide education/industry related educational activities for the improvement of African Nova Scotian musicians and artists in areas such as recording, promotion and copyrights, etc. • To establish music showcases. • To establish a music award show profiling African Nova Scotian talent and culture. • To provide support to the community. • To provide leadership in developing the growth, strength and balance of the community. • To be an integrated and cohesive organization. • To strive for excellence in human resource management. • To be financially viable.