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artist: Artists Christine Salem

  • 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 August 23, 2013

    Trance inducing rhythms from La Réunion

    In early June, the tropical island La Réunion, situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean, was the center of  two important musical events: the third edition of the IOMMA (Indian Ocean Music Market ) and the 10th Sakifo Festival. … 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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