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  • blog October 23, 2014

    Photo Essay: Antananarivo, Madagascar

    Antananarivo (Tana to locals), the highland capital of Madagascar, was the base of operations for Afropop Worldwide‘s recent research trip to this unique Indian Ocean nation. It’s a lively and gorgeous city despite its extreme poverty. Here are some of … Read more »

  • blog May 14, 2014

    DanceAfrica Ticket Giveaway!

    Once a year the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) brings DanceAfrica to New York for what is always an astounding display of one of the continent’s greatest art forms. In a happy bit of coincidence, this year (the festival’s 37th … Read more »

  • blog May 1, 2014

    Field Report: Madagascar Arrival…

    We’ve safely arrived in the capital Antananarivo (called Tana for short) and are enjoying a warm welcome with musician friends. The first night we were greeted by Hanitra, leader of Tarika Be (fearless leader for the Afropop listeners’ tour of … Read more »

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