Missions and Goals

The FME’s mission is to encourage the spread of original music and to contribute to the broader exposure of Canadian bands both nationally and internationally.


  • To encourage exchanges among emerging music artists and enthusiasts, both Canadian and international;
  • To be a regional economic engine;
  • To invigorate and provide original entertainment for young people in the region;
  • To increase awareness of Abitibi-Témiscamingue;
  • To help maintain of a rich and healthy social scene.