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All posts with tag: Madagascar

  • blog July 10, 2017

    Field Report: Indian Ocean Music Market and Sakifo Festival

    Feature image above: Pachibaba, photo credit Fabien-Tressaille.   Every year at the end of May/early June, the tropical island of Réunion (in French: La Réunion), a French overseas department located east of Madagascar in the middle of the Indian Ocean, … Read more »

  • program January 28, 2016

    Africa in America: Ladies’ Edition

    Afropop’s occasional series on African music made in America continues with a focus on three remarkable women. Marie Daulne, founder of the genre-bending vocal group Zap Mama, collaborates with New York Afrobeat band Antibalas, and we hear them live in … Read more »

  • blog June 23, 2015

    Tsapiky Homecoming

    Tsapiky (tsa-PEEK) is the exhilarating, electric guitar-driven dance music from southwest Madagascar. A mix of South African pop and local Malagasy traditions, it is a modern sound, but one that has worked its way deeply into the region’s traditional culture. … Read more »

  • program June 18, 2015

    Hip Deep Madagascar in 21st Century Antananarivo

    Antananarivo, known as Tana to the locals, is Madagascar’s capital city, was visited by the Afropop Worldwide team on our Hip Deep research trip to the beautiful Indian Ocean nation last year. Join us for this program as we delve … Read more »

  • video February 6, 2015

    Hip Deep Salegy Video!

    Salegy is the signature dance music of northern Madagascar, and one of the island nation’s great musical exports. No surprise, salegy is a major focus of Afropop’s “Hip Deep in Madagascar” series.  This video tells the salegy story, and captures … Read more »

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