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  • interview October 30, 2015

    Beyond Folklore: Akawui on Andean Rhythms and Powwow

    One of the highlights of this past summer’s Nuits d’Afrique Festival in Montréal was an electrifying performance by Akawui, a Montréal-based musician with Andean roots. Akawui also won this year’s Syli d’Or competition–both the grand prize and Afropop’s prize for stage … Read more »

  • program October 29, 2015

    Afropop Live 2015

    It’s our annual roundup of live recordings Afropop Worldwide has made in the past year. This program includes highlights from the 29th Nuits d’Afrique festival in Montreal, including a performance by Cuba’s Los Van Van. We’ll also hear a selection … Read more »

  • blog October 28, 2015

    Visions of Diversity: Montreal Showcases Up-and-Coming World Music Acts

    For a city of only 1.6 million people, cultural diversity is incredibly high in Montreal. Vision Diversité is a program that for the last five years has sought to showcase up-and-coming local world music acts, and dole out a variety … Read more »

  • blog July 22, 2015

    Field Report: Nuits d’Afrique, Montreal

    Afropop was thrilled to return to the annual Nuits d’Afrique Festival in Montreal this past weekend. Montreal is a fun place, full of friendly people, great food, and culture from all over the world. You can hear some of the … Read more »

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