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  • blog June 21, 2017

    Morocco’s Gnawa World Music Festival Gears Up For 20th Anniversary

    Every summer, the breezy Moroccan beach town of Essaouria hosts the Gnawa World Music Festival—the largest gathering of North African Gnawa musicians anywhere in the world. This year the festival celebrates its 20th anniversary, with an impressive lineup of international … Read more »

  • program August 10, 2011

    World Black Arts Festival in Dakar

    This is only the third time since independence that such an ambitious, pan-African, pan-Diaspora, multi-disciplinary extravaganza has been mounted. The first was in Dakar in 1966. The second was in Lagos in 1977 for the legendary FESTAC. And now, it’s … Read more »

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