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Karachi is suffering a wave of killings of secular and anti-Taliban figures, but the murder of beloved singer Ajmad Sabri could mark a turning point if public opinion cries out for justice.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has been remembering its favourite son, Papa Wemba, who has been buried in Kinshasa. A private ceremony was held for
South African musician Petite Noir is currently touring Europe with his debut album ‘La Vie Est Belle / Life is Beautiful’. Born in Belgium to a
Every other year, traditional oriental rhythms fill the ancient city of Samarkand, in Uzbekistan. On Registan Square, in the heart of the ancient
Thirty years on from releasing their Rumba Flamenca style, the Gipsy Kings are still keeping crowds on their feet with a world tour taking in
The unique world of Balkan Trafik! has once again brought the best of the Balkans to the heart of Europe, through a programme of music, dance
In Portugal, young people are renewing the concept of Fado houses, reinventing traditional cuisine, mixing contemporary and traditional architecture.
The fourth edition of the International World of Mugham Festival has come to a close in Baku. One of Azerbaijan’s many forms of folk music, Mugham
Some 20 years after his death, famous Brazilian composer "Tom" Jobim has his very own statue overlooking the Rio beach he immortalized in his
They call him “the Elvis of Afghanistan”. Singer-songwriter Farhad Darya is also an award-winning UN ambassador and peace activist. The
The Gabala Music Festival in Azerbaijan has attracted 200 musicians to the country’s oldest city, situated around 200 kms northwest of the capital