LusAfro promotes musical exchanges between lusophone Africa & Germany & features professional workshops, musical collaborations & live presentations.
The project is lead by the department of Consultancy and Special Projects of Piranha Arts, with Harmonia in Cape Verde and WDR Cosmo in Germany as partners.
Artistic Directors and artistic advisors: Daniel Haaksman, Francis Gay and José da Silva.
LusAfro is funded by the TURN Fund of the German Federal Cultural Foundation (Kulturstiftung des Bundes).
This blog will feature the 3 phases of the project over the year and be regularly fed with all kind of contents audio, videos, articles around the thematic.
Listen to some music of the featured LusAfro artists on soundcloud
6th-11th April 2017 | Praía, Cape Verde: professional workshops, musical collaborations & live presentations @ Atlantic Music Expo
19th – 22nd July 2017 | Odyssee Festival in Germany: live presentations @ roadshow festival
25th November 2017 | Big UP! @ Gretchen Berlin: live presentations
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confirmed artists for the meetings in Cabo Verde
Alberto Koening (Cabo Verde) | Africaine 808 (Germany) | Batchart (Cabo Verde) | Buruntuma (Guinea Bissau / Portugal) | Ceuzany (Cabo Verde) | Conductor (Angola / Portugal) | Dama do Bling (Mozambique) | Daniel Haaksman (Germany) | Dino D´Santiago (Cabo Verde/Portugal) | DJ Marfox (Sao Tomé/Portugal) | | Fattú Diakité (Cabo Verde) | Gato Preto (Mozambique/Germany) | Helio Batalha (Cabo Verde) | Kalaf Epalanga (Angola /Germany) | Mister Santos (Germany/Portugal) | Nissah Barboza (Cabo Verde) | Perera Elsewhere (UK/Germany) | Rapaz 100 Juiz (Cabo Verde) | Seiji (UK/Germany) | Tony Amado (Angola)
...participating journalists & music professionals to be announced soon!