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Useful info

Entry visa in Côte d’Ivoire

A passport valid for six months is required to travel to Côte d’Ivoire. You can apply for a visa at the nearest Embassy of your country of residence. Since January 2, 2014, it is possible to apply for a visa on internet. All you need to do is go to www.snedai.com , file the registration forms and pay the visa fees. The cost of a single-entry visa is 70 euros, and a multiple-entry visa costs 130 euros. Print all forms, bring them with you and show them to an immigration officer at the airport in Abidjan.

Stands 

Fifty stands will be available at the Palais de la Culture in Abidjan, the main site of the MASA.
You are programmers, artists, managers, promoters, bookers, broadcasters, record labels agents, cultural institutions, publishing houses, media, sponsors…

Come and book a stand at the MASA for you to be known and exchange on the sidelines of showcases and speed meetings

Specification of the stands 

. Size of the stands : (4 x 3m2) representing 12 m² 

The price of the stands: 300 000 CFA Francs  (458 euros)  

Total number of the stands : 50

The renting of a stand entitles you to :

An exhibition space 

Two badges 

Access all of the activities of the MASA

Note : The renting of a stand does not entitle you transport, accommodation, food from the MASA. 

Bookings begin by December 21, 2015. They are received at the following address:  administration@masa.ci

Airline companies

The MASA has signed partnerships with different airline companies. Royal Air Maroc is the official carrier of the MASA while Air Côte d’Ivoire is the National Carrier. Show your invitation letter to an agent in their offices and get a discount.

Health

All travelers are required a yellow fever vaccination before travelling to Côte d’Ivoire. It is also advised to get the vaccine again tetanus, typhoid fever, hepatitis A and B. Very important, please consult your Doctor about treatment against malaria.

Accommodation

If you want to be close to the different venues of the MASA, we suggest that you stay in a hotel located in the following Districts « Cocody, Marcory and Plateau ». You can also make reservation online at : www.accorhotels.com , www.golfhotel-ci.com
www.licogriff.com, www.ivotel.com

You can also find decent and safe hotels using these two travel guides : www.cotedivoiretourisme.ci and www.cote-ivoire-tourisme.com

Local Transport in Abidjan (Taxi)

The International Airport Felix Houphouet Boigny is located in Port Bouet. From the Airport, it takes 25 minutes to reach the Business District of Plateau and 45 minutes when there is traffic. For first time traveler to Abidjan, most big hotels have shuttle buses between the airport and the hotels. Otherwise you can use Taxis which are easy to find and colored in orange. Depending on traffic, the fare for a trip from the Airport to the Plateau is 3500 FCFA, and above 5000 FCFA when you go further. After midnight, the fares are double.

Fares from your hotel to the Palais de la Culture:

Cocody-Palais de la Culture de Treichville: 2500 FCFA
Plateau-Palais de la Culture de Treichville: 1000 FCFA
Marcory-Palais de la Culture de Treichville: 1000 FCFA

Exchange rate

Currency : CFA

1 Euro = 655.957 FCFA
1$ =  600 FCFA

ATM’s are available are the airport and in many other location in the city of Abidjan. You can withdraw cash using your Visa or Master card at any time.

Firefighter : 180

Plateau: 20 38 19 02/20 38 19 02/20 38 19 08/20 38 19 08
Zone 4C: 21 35 73 65/21 35 73 65
Yopougon: 23 45 16 90/23 45 16 90

Emergency                             

SAMU-CI: 185/22 44 53 53 /22 44 34 45/22 44 34 45/60 50 41 36/60 50 41 36
CHU Cocody : 22 44 91 00/22 44 91 00/22 44 90 38/22 44 90 38/22 44 90 60/22 44 90 60
CHU Treichville : 21 24 91 55 /21 24 91 55/21 24 91 22/21 24 91 22
CHU Yopougon : 23 46 64 54/23 46 64 54/23 46 61 70/23 46 61 70

Clinics

Polyclinique Indenie : 20 30 91 0020 30 91 00 Fax : 20 33 56 40

website : www.polycliniqueindenie.ci
Pisam : 22 48 31 31/22 48 31 31  Fax : 22 48 31 32/33   website : www.pisam.ci
Avicennes : 22 49 01 09/22 49 01 09 Fax: 22 47 43 94  website : www.avicennes.com

Police

Police Emergency: 111 / 170
Police Headquarters : 20 22 20 30/20 22 20 30
Central Police : 20 21 00 22/20 21 00 22/20 32 00 22/20 32 00 22
Gendarmerie : 20 21 88 83/20 21 88 83
Criminal Police: 20 21 23 00 /20 21 23 00/20 32 51 44/20 32 51 44
Homeland Security : 22 44 55 56/22 44 55 56/22 44 63 82/22 44 63 82
Airport: 21 75 79 01/21 75 79 01/21 75 79 02/21 75 79 02