• Student organized Africa festival in Finland

    14th of August 2015 · tags:

    At the end of July the city of Tampere, north of Helsinki, was the venue of the FESTAFRICA festival with a lot of workshops and concerts. The festival was organized by Menard Mpondo, a student at the GLOMAS program (Master in global music), a joint study program at the Academy in Aarhus and the Sibelius Academy in Finland.

    The festival will strengthen the network between African musicians and dancers in the North and their Nordic colleagues. From Denmark Moussa Diallo with band and Tanzanian / Danish Mzungo Kichaa participated. Also ass. prof. Lena Gregersen from the Acadmy were present – she told about the Academys collaborations with various African countries.

    Watch the festival's presentation video here.

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