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Babel Music XP

Marseille’s international music forum makes a welcome return and calls for artists to apply for its showcase programme

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Coronavirus comforts

As the pandemic continues to disrupt cultural activities across the world and social distancing measures remain in place, we find out how musicians and Songlines contributors and friends are keeping themselves entertained during lockdown

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WOW Global 24

The first ever free and online global festival focused on women and girls – WOW Global 24 – takes place June 27-28

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Joseph Tawadros – It’s all about the oud

Coronavirus Comforts  – Top tips for lockdown entertainment

Shantel – The Balkan beats pioneer on his new passion: Istanbul

Bab L’ Bluz – A funky mix of Gnawa and the blues

Folk Music of China – Revealing the music of China’s ethnic minorities

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