Lyrical artists from across the Middle East came together to celebrate music and prose in an event called Hekayah, staged at the New York University in Abu Dhabi on December 5th.
Euronews speaks to some of the star performers at the traditional music festival, marking its 10th anniversary, taking place in the Caucasus Mountains.
New album from Queen of Fado Amália Rodrigues. The triple CD commemorates what would have been her 98th birthday.
The soft, melancholic notes of hundreds of traditional wooden Swiss alpine horns filled the valley below Mount Tracouet in Switzerland on Sunday (July 22) during the end of world's largest festival of its kind.
Spoons have been used in Russian folk music for hundreds of years.
Keen to put its name on the map as the cultural hub of Kazakhstan and of central Asia at large, the city of Almaty organised and hosted The Star of Asia music…
Believed by some to be Azerbaijan's national instrument, the tar has been around for centuries.
The best, voices, sounds and rhythms from the Asian region descended on Almaty for the two-day “Star of Asia” international festival.
Kicking off in the middle of these picturesque mountains in northern Azerbaijan, is this year’s Gabala International Music Festival.
Every year over the course of three days the heart of Essaouira in Western Morocco beats to the rhythm of the traditional Gnaoua music – a rich repertoire originating in West Africa that combines anci
Traditional Chinese rhythms filled the Organ hall in the Russian city of Sochi as the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra rehearsed.
Featuring artists from all over the world, from South Korea to Norway via Turkey or Senegal, the Budapest Ritmo festival was a celebration of world music.
Artists and musicians from around the world have been descending on Azerbaijan for the eighth Gabala International Music Festival.
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.
Mentoring is a teaching tool widely used in schools and universities. An increasing number of businesses are also relying on mentorship as a way to