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We're one step away from this year's Karneval der Kulturen - get into the groove with your KdK 2019 playlist:



Music and dance groups, professional and amateurs, children and adults take part in this 4-day parade through Kreuzberg – Karneval der Kulturen (Carnival of Cultures) is free, open to all and to all forms of cultural expression. A true celebration of Diversity!

When: 7 - 10 June 2019
Where: all around Kreuzberg

photo: FL


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Each month we present to you the top world music album releases, as seen through the eyes of the World Music Charts Europe and Transglobal World Music Chart. At the end of each year, both monthly listings add up to the winner of the WOMEX Label Award and its runner-ups.

For the World Music Charts Europe (WMCE), the world's first association of its kind, Radio DJs and programmers from 24 European countries collect their top albums of the month - usually presented in the DJs' programmes and the channels that present them. EURORADIO offers the opportunity to syndicate these programmes to members of the exchange system.

Transglobal World Music Chart (TWMC) was conceived in 2015 as an open network of music activists spreading world, roots and traditional music. It is open to makers and...

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A musical journey from Nile to Niger following the pentatonic scale guided by Anivolla´s desert blues.

Piranha Publishing artist and great desert blues man Alhousseini Anivolla from Niger together with Girum Mezmer, jazz guitarist from Ethiopia, started this journey with the aim of showing the potential of music in a changing world.

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, they travelled through Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya and Niger where they organized various concerts, workshops, and conferences and shared many magical moments alongside great musicians and wonderful audience.

All of these gave them the opportunity to exchange ideas and learn from each other: about cultural characteristics, similarities, history, food, architectural styles and language.

You can see one of the many...

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Each month we present to you the top world music album releases, as seen through the eyes of the World Music Charts Europe and Transglobal World Music Chart. At the end of each year, both monthly listings add up to the winner of the WOMEX Label Award and its runner-ups.

For the World Music Charts Europe (WMCE), the world's first association of its kind, Radio DJs and programmers from 24 European countries collect their top albums of the month - usually presented in the DJs' programmes and the channels that present them. EURORADIO offers the opportunity to syndicate these programmes to members of the exchange system.

Transglobal World Music Chart (TWMC) was conceived in 2015 as an open network of music activists spreading world, roots and traditional music. It is open to makers and...

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Seun Kuti is the youngest son of legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. At the age of nine, Seun expressed the wish to sing to his father. A short while later Seun started performing with his father and the band, until his fathers untimely death in 1997. Seun, then only 14 years old, assumed the role as lead singer of Egypt 80.

Ever since, Seun has followed the political and social ethos of his father. Along the way, he began to add his own twist to the music, digging deep into various African traditions to reflect the continents struggles and cultures.

About three quarters of the current Egypt 80 line-up consists of musicians that not only played with Fela Kuti, but often were arrested and harassed alongside the founder of the Afrobeat movement.

Seun Kuti has...

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