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  • blog July 11, 2016

    Field Report: Creole Rhythms on Réunion, the Rainbow Island

    The island of Réunion, a French overseas department in Africa, is some 10 hour’s flight from Paris and an hour’s flight from Madagascar. From the air, Réunion looks like a huge mountain floating in the Indian Ocean. With a tropical … Read more »

  • blog December 8, 2015

    Visa For Music Showcases African and Middle Eastern Music

    Report from the Visa For Music expo held in Rabat, Morocco, by Bastiaan Springer, a producer for Radio 5 (Netherlands), and a world music journalist since 1984. [Above photo : Maya Pounia of group Maya Kamaty from Île Réunion. Photo … Read more »

  • blog January 9, 2013

    globalFEST 2013!

    It is the time of year when we usually find ourselves seeking comfortable fireplaces, wool socks and hot-buttered rum to warm the winter’s weariness. But this weekend, forgo the standard log cabin vibe to join us at the illustrious globalFEST! … Read more »

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