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Oslo celebrates world music. Over 300 foreign music artists appear at the annual festival in Norway’s capital this and next month. The Oslo World Music Festival returns for its 21st year, with performances at 15 different venues. Among the plethora of foreign musicians are South African South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornet player, composer, and singer Hugh Masekela.

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Oslo celebrates world music

Published on Monday, 20th October, 2014 at 07:25 under the entertainment category, by Sarah Bostock and Michael Sandelson   .

Over 300 foreign music artists appear at the annual festival in Norway’s capital this and next month.

Hugh Masekela
The world-famous musician will be one of hundreds of artists this year. He will also be playing in Sandnes, western Nonrway.Hugh Masekela
Photo: Brett Rubin


The Oslo World Music Festival returns for its 21st year, with performances at 15 different venues.

Among the plethora of foreign musicians are South African South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornet player, composer, and singer Hugh Masekela.

Mr Masekela will also be performing in Western Norway’s Sandnes Kulturhus on 3oth October as part of the festival.

Compatriot South African percussionist Bafan Nhlapo from Soweto will also be appearing in Oslo.

Other foreign artists scheduled to perform hip hop and visual artist Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana-America), DJ Nigga Fox (Angola), Sweden-born UK-based singer Fatima, and throat singers Huun-Huur-Tu (Tuvalu (Polynesian island nation)).

Algerian Raï artist Khaled, pop artist Marinah (Spain), Berlin-based electronic duo Oy (Ghana/Switzerland), and Tanjaret Daghet are some additional names appearing at the festival.

Other music genres playing include flamenco, soul, metal, folk music, electronic, blues and more.

The festival will also provide exhibitions, seminars and workshops, as they continue their project on helping the youth and ‘Children’s World Days’

Artists are invited to interact with the audience and provide more intimate performances, allowing fans the chance to listen to their favourite artists for free. This will take place during the day and in the middle of Oslo.

Tickets can be purchased at website Billetservice or by telephone (815 33 133) Posten, 7-Eleven and NRVESEN, and at the entrance of the venues (dependant on availability).

The Oslo World Music Festival 2014 takes place between 28th October and 2nd November.



Published on Monday, 20th October, 2014 at 07:25 under the entertainment category, by Sarah Bostock and Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: music, oslo, foreigners.





  
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