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Angélique Kidjo at the UN
   
Angélique Kidjo at the UN is a live concert with Grammy Award winning artist and UNICEF Goodwill ambassador, Angelique Kidjo to raise awareness of the global efforts to end Female...
World Music: Mariza, "Há Festa Na Mouraria"
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(Portugal) While the African dances contributing to Fado's history may now be hard to discern, the legacy of Portuguese poetry is readily apparent. The first great fadista that we know...

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World Music: Kirin Ahluwalia, "Koka"
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(Canada/India) This charming video is from Kiran Ahluwalia, who specializes in folksongs from her native Punjabi region. What makes her work far more accessible than a "pure" rendition is the...

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World Music: Lim Geong, "View"
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(Taiwan) Although Lim Geong's work is pure electronica, and he has said he gets inspiration from Japanese and German experimental music, he remains a very recognizably Asian composer - if...

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UN Day Concert: A Tribute to Peacekeeping
World Music: Kartick and Gotam, "Heer"
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(Israel/India) It's easy to imagine this video projected on to the screens of a dance club while the music chills the crowd. Kartick and Gotam are Patrick Sebag and Yotam...

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The Fes Festival Part 3
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This year the Fes Festival presented two drumming ensembles: the thunderous Master Drummers of Burundi, and the Korean Samulnori Hanullim Ensemble. What are the differences in the approach of these...

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World Music: Trio de Janeiro, "Aj, zeny, zeny"
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(Czech Republic) Over the years, thanks to our friends at Indies music in Czech Republic, we've gotten great, creative videos with ear-pleasing music. "Aj, zeny, zeny" is one of them;...

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World Music: H-Kayne, "Jil Jdid"
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(Morocco) Hip hop has taken hold of Morocco in the last six years, and it is largely thanks to H-Kanye. The group of four have forged their style from listening...

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Fes Festival Part 2: Taarab Music from Shakila and Rajab Suleiman Trio
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From the courtyard of the Musée Batha in Fès, Morocco, here is a performance of Taarab music, a genre that blends north and eastern African elements into a seductively sweet...

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World Music: Angelique Kidjo, "Move On Up"
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(Benin/USA) The dynamic Angelique Kidjo is joined here by the cast of the Broadway hit "Fela" to  exhibit their exuberance and dancing prowess. It's impossible to upstage the diva from...

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A Day in the Life of Fes
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A travelogue through one day at the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, from an afternoon concert of Indian acrobats, to the Main Stage, through the Public Square, and a...

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World Music: Baaba Maal, "Television"
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(Senegal) The first time we saw this video we wondered "where's Baaba?" Yes, he's definitely there, but in a collaboration that takes him far from his usual turf. "Television" the...

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World Music: Lila Downs, "Justicia"
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(Mexico) The versatile diva Lila Downs here brings us a song that is part aria, part rap, part passion and poetry. She starts off in supersonic mode singing two octaves...

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Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine & Rites of Passage: Songs of Scythian Stones
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The Director of the Yara Arts Group, Virlana Tkacz, discusses their latest production "Scythian Stones." She describes the background of the piece, and her involvement with ancient songs and...

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