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  • Addis Acoustic Project ft Melaku Belay

    Comprised of Addis Ababa’s finest acoustic musicians, the “Addis Acoustic Project” brings forth Ethiopia’s popular tunes from the 1950s and 1960s in a new light. Ethiopia’s pop music of this era predominantly featured acoustic instruments such as the mandolin, accordion, clarinet, and double bass, played alongside traditional instruments such as read more
  • African Ngoma

    African Ngoma was born in 1996 as Amani Ngoma Troupe, but because the name was similar to that of another successful Zanzibar group Imani Ngoma, it was decided to change their name to African Ngoma in 2004.   The main aims of establishing this group were to help protect and preserve the read more
  • Ahamada Smis ‘Origines’ Trio

    Ahamada Smis, a singer-songwriter from the Comoros Islands has been living in Marseilles since first arriving in France at the age of 10. This rapper and spoken word artist has been mixing traditional music from the Comoros with urban poetry, in the spirit of afro-ngoma. Ahamada Smis’ story read more
  • Ahmed el Salam

    Ahmed el Salam was born in Oued Souf, in the Algerian Sahara, where he learnt to play the flute. Later he moved to Algiers where he discovered the guitar. He now lives in France and his music embraces the sounds of his life, combining a sublime combination of strings (guitar, read more
  • Amani Drummers

    Amani is a Burundian traditional cultural drummer/dancing group comprised of 20 active drummers and dancers, based in Mtabila refugee camp in Kasulu District. Burundian refugees established the group in 1994, right after they had fled civil unrest and ethnic violence in Burundi and settled in refugee camps in northwestern Tanzania.   Their read more
  • Annet Nandujja & The Planets

    The Planets is a cultural group that was started in 1990 to encourage preservation of Uganda's cultural heritage. The group has trained its members in various Ugandan traditional dances. The Planets is one of the leading traditional dance groups in Uganda, performing regularly in national festivities, campaign events as well read more