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My World: Olivia Harrison

Olivia Harrison, the wife of the late Beatle George Harrison, talks about how George's collaborations with Indian musicians helped shape her own musical tastes

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  • Songlines Music Awards 2018 – The Winners!

  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo – The South African a capella group discuss their career to date

  • Rajasthani Folk – Creating sustainable traditional music

  • Indian Time Unwrapped – The inextricable links between ragas and time

  • UK Festival Guide 2018 – Our indispensable guide for all festival-goers

  • Olivia Harrison – Guest playlist

  • + TWO free exclusive CDs, featuring music by Ry Cooder, Ravi Shankar, Fatoumata Diawara and recordings from the Jodhpur RIFF festival

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UPCOMING TRIPS

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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