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Video exclusive: Samba Touré

Samba Touré's hotly anticipated album 'Wande' comes out on the 25th of May. In the meantime, we're excited to share this exclusive world premiere of track #4, 'Goy Boyro'.

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Mariza’s World

Mariza won the Best Artist category in the Songlines Music Awards 2016. Following the release of her first album in five years, Mariza makes sure fado is not a limitation. Mundo, she tells Gonçalo Frota, is her way of saying these are happy times

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  • Songlines Music Awards 2018 – This year’s nominees!

  • Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita – The duo’s latest album inspired by migrations

  • The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices – Lisa Gerrard teams up with the female choir

  • Going for a Song – The untold stories of the UK’s record shops

  • Monsieur Doumani – The Cypriot trio using music to unite their divided island

  • Simon McBurney – Guest playlist

  • + A free exclusive CD, featuring music by Sidi Touré, Dom Flemons, The Rheingans Sisters and more.

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ROMANIA: AT HOME WITH THE GYPSIES - September 1-19 2018

Includes visits to Clejani, the home of Taraf de Haidouks, and Zece Prăjini, the home of Fanfare Ciocărlia.

INDIA: RAJASTHAN MUSICAL ADVENTURE - October 17-29 2018

Visit one of the most soul-inspiring parts of the world during the Jodhpur RIFF folk festival in India.

SENEGAL: NEVER MIND THE MBALAX - November 16-25 2018

Immerse yourself in the local sounds and rhythms of Senegal's capital, Dakar.

ARGENTINA: GET TANGOED! - February 8-17 2019 (NEW)

Trace the history of tango in South America's most European city, Buenos Aires.

JAPAN: TRADITION & DIVERSITY - March 17-27 2019 (NEW)

Explore the culture of Japan while seeing the best sights of Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Kyoto and Osaka.

USA: AMERICAN DEEP SOUTH - April 2019

Discover Cajun and blues music on our trip through New Orleans, Mississippi Delta and Memphis.

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Cuban Albums: Essential 10

With Buena Vista Social Club bidding the world adios, Jane Cornwell reminds us of a wealth of releases that prove Cuba has always been a musical powerhouse

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