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Kemada (Sarawak, Malaysia)

  KEMADA comes from Sibu in central Sarawak.  They are dedicated to preserving the traditional Iban music, games, culture and especially the Gendang Pampat – the old drums usually played during rituals and Gawai Dayak celebrations. In the old ways, the permission to use the Gendang Pampat was limited and…
Erivina Jihel
May 9, 2019
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Ha Noi Duo (Vietnam)

These two Vietnamese musicians were raised with very different paths in their music journey. They come together to present the soul of Vietnam by combining the roots and future of Vietnamese music. Nguyên Lê is an acclaimed Jazz star who needs no introduction. Based in Paris, he still develops collaborations…
Erivina Jihel
May 8, 2019
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Druk Folk Musician (Bhutan)

Bhutan ‘s unique culture has remained largely intact because of its isolation from the rest of the world. Perched on the eastern edge of the Himalayas, their traditions are deeply steeped in Buddhism and the colours of the music echo their dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep…
Erivina Jihel
May 8, 2019
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Ballet Folclorico de Chile Bafochi (Rapa Nui / Chile)

The Ballet Folclorico de Chile, Bafochi, emerged as an independent artistic company in 1987 where it’s creator Professor Pedro Gajardo Escobar was inspired to showcase the origins of different cultures that make up the Chilean people. The dances of Rapa Nui are a mix of Polynesian origins with ancestral legends…
Erivina Jihel
May 8, 2019
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Ana Alcaide (Spain)

Ana Alcaide, from Toledo researches ancient traditions and cultures. She brings to the Rainforest World Music Festival her new LEYENDA set, which was on the Top 10 World Music Charts Europe,  the Transglobal World Music Charts and getting also a 5 Star Review from Songlines Magazine’s Top Of the World.…
Erivina Jihel
May 6, 2019