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  • interview May 25, 2017

    Elida Almeida: Taking Cape Verde to the World

    Elida Almeida is a rising star in Cape Verde’s music scene. After releasing her debut album, Ora Doci Ora Margos, the young singer won Radio France International’s coveted “Prix Découvertes” in 2015 and went on to tour throughout Africa, Europe … Read more »

  • blog May 18, 2017

    Music Videos From Cape Verde

    We touched down in Cape Verde last month for the Atlantic Music Expo, a yearly gathering of music professionals which provides an opportunity for local and international artists to showcase their talents. We report on some of the brilliant Cape … Read more »

  • program May 18, 2017

    “We Are All Creole”: The Atlantic Sound of Cape Verde

    Cape Verde, land of the the playful coladeira, the entrancing batuque, the high-energy funaná, and of course the sensual morna that Cesaria Évora helped bring to the world. At the intersection of Africa, Europe, and the Americas, Cape Verde’s creole … 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 »

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