LusAfro goes „ODYSSEE: Musik der Metropolen“

.LusAfro artists play 4 shows at German roadshow festival

JULY, 2017. Following an overwhelming start in Cabo Verde, Praia in April, LusAfro continues to foster musical exchanges between lusophone Africa and Germany as a selection of artists will take part in the four-day road show „Odyssee Musik der Metropolen“.

Line – Up
Africaine 808 (Germany) | Buruntuma (Guinea Bissau / Portugal) | Ceuzany (Cabo Verde) | Dama do Bling (Mozambique)| Daniel Haaksman (Germany) | Fattú Diakité (Guinea Bissau / Cabo Verde) | Gato Preto (Mozambique / Germany) | Helio Batalha (Cabo Verde) | Lucibela (Cabo Verde) | Rapaz 100 Juiz (Cabo Verde)

The three stops of LusAfro 2017:

Workshops, roundtables and live presentations
as collaboration of Atlantic Music Expo
Praia, Cabo Verde, 06-11 April 2017

Odyssee: Musik der Metropolen
Wed 19 July 2017 – Bandshell at the public park, Hagen,Germany
Thurs 20 July 2017 – Stadtgarten am Ruhrfestspielhaus, Recklinghausen,Germany
Fri 21 July 2017 – Roundhouse Ruhr · Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
Sat 22 July 2017 – Freilichtbühne Wattenscheid, Bochum, Germany

The Roadfestival Odyssee: Musik der Metropolen is organized by Bahnhof Langendreer, Bochum, Ringlokschuppen Ruhr in Mülheim, Pelmke Hagen and the Cultural Instutute Recklinghausen in cooperation with WDR Cosmo and supported by the regional cultural policy of Nordrhein Westfalen.
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Big-Up! Club Night
Berlin, Germany
Sat 25 November 2017

The project is funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation “Kulturstftiftung des Bundes” within the program TURN which aims to encourage artistic exchanges between Germany and Africa and display African contemporary creation.

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.Funded by the TURN Fund of the German Federal Cultural Foundation


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LusAfro at Atlantic Music Expo in Praia, Cabo Verde…

Roundtable | Auditorio / Palácio Da Cultura | 15h-16h45 | “Music from lusophone African

featuring Kalaf Angelo (Angola/Portugal/Germany), (Guinea Bissau/Portugal), Dj Marfox (São Tomé und Príncipe / Portugal), Dama Do Bling (Mozambique), Tony Amado (Angola), Helio Batalha (Cabo Verde)

Moderation: Daniel Wahl (Mexico/Germany)

LIVE PRESENTATION | Praca Luís de Camões
17h-17h40 | LusAfro session 1

Africaine 808 (GER), Fattú Diakité (CV), Alberto Koenig (CV), Dama do Bling (MOZ), Buruntuma (GW/PT)

18h50-19h30 | LusAfro session 2

Batchart (CV), Helio Batalha (CV), Mister Santos (GER/PT), Daniel Haaksman (GER), Ceuzany (CV), Nissah Barbosa (CV)

20h30-21h10 | LusAfro session 3

Dino D’Santiago (CV), Seiji (UK/GER) Perera Elsewhere (UK/GER), Rapaz 100 Juiz (CV)

22h10-22h50 | LusAfro session 4

Gato Preto (GER/MOZ), Dj Marfox (ST/PT), Tony Amado (AO), LusAfro Crew

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…LusAfro blog coming soon…

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!