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06 February 2020

Introducing... Mishra

A mutual love of Indian music studied at universi was the impetus to form the global folk collective Mishra. Kevin Bourke speaks to the founding duo;

02 January 2020

My World: Youssou N’Dour

Having recently turned 60, the Senegalese star is taking stock and looking to the future, as reflected in his My World playlist. He talks to Daniel Brown about his choices;

18 December 2019

The Flower Men of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has been making headlines, largely for its war on Yemen and the high-profile murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But now the kingdom is on a PR offensive, launching a tourism initiative. Simon de Bruxelles visits one of its new festivals;

17 December 2019

Music in Moskovistan: Central Asians in Moscow

For centuries, Central Asia was criss-crossed from the west and east by merchants on the Silk Road. Today Central Asia itself is on the move with millions of migrant workers in the Russian Federation. Razia Sultanova reports on how music helps them settle in;

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