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News Rwanda » Music: Award winning Jazz artiste Somi on her career and musical plans

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/award-winning-jazz-artiste-somi-on-her-career-and-musical-plans/ar-BBJgeOj
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Can you say that your expectations have been met? I have come to Rwanda for various events before but showing up with my band in a setting that’s specifically about music that we are doing is a wonderful experience. It’s been very beautiful having so ...

News Rwanda » Music: Chinese art performance staged in Rwanda to send Chinese New Year wishes

News channel or source: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201802/11/WS5a7fef87a3106e7dcc13c0fc.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Rwanda, on Feb 9, 2018. Featuring the regional characteristics of Gansu and Chinese cultural elements, the gala consisted of Chinese operas including Chinese national intangible cultural heritage the Long Opera, songs, dances, acrobatics and folk music.

News Rwanda » Music: Meet Rwandan Jazz Artist ‘Somi’ NAACP 2018 Award Winner

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/2018/02/13/meet-rwandan-jazz-artist-somi-naacp-2018-award-winner/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Jazz became the least popular music genre in the United States recording 1.4 per cent of total U.S. music consumption in 2015. US-based Rwandan singer, songwriter and 2018 NAACP Image Award winner Somi gave us an inside look into how the genre is growing ...

News Rwanda » Music: Rwanda: Natty Dread to Headline Bob Marley Birthday Concert

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802070052.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

In Rwanda, fans of the reggae music and cultural icon will celebrate his would-be 73rd birth day on Thursday, February 8, in a concert dubbed "73rd Bob Marley Earth Strong". The concert will take place at Inema Art Center in Kacyiru. The show will feature ...

News Rwanda » Music: Primal Green

News channel or source: https://www.vanityfair.com/alist/2018/02/primal-green
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

“Other countries have had their time in history when things align, when there is cohesion, and now it’s Rwanda’s,” he says, plucking a red coffee bean for me to taste. “I don’t want to miss out on that.” Another day, I meet a music ...

News Rwanda » Music: Weekender: Rwandan Artists Organize Mowzey Radio Tribute Night

News channel or source: http://ktpress.rw/2018/02/weekender-rwandan-artists-organize-mowzey-radio-tribute-night/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The event will be hosted by former Miss Rwanda contestant and socialite Teta Sandra with Kigali top DJ’s like Diallo and Brek, as the guest disc spinner. Radio (RIP) and his man Weasel have done several music and video projects with Rwandan musicians who ...

News Rwanda » Music: Feb. 19: Trudeau’s Indigenous intentions. Plus other letters to the editor

News channel or source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/letters/feb-19-trudeaus-indigenous-intentions-plus-other-letters-to-the-editor/article38010373/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

If there is evidence in Rwanda that the migrants are being mistreated ... deserves the same opportunities as his peers to find a meaningful job, enjoy music, art and culture, and make a difference in the lives of others. This is the goal of Camphill ...

News Rwanda » Music: Rwanda Rocks Campaign Hopes to Bring Music for Peace

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-lambers/rwanda-rocks-campaign-hop_b_7784380.html
Publication date: onday 13 July 2015

The author Kahlil Gibran once wrote, "Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife." In the African nation of Rwanda, the spirit of peace is so needed just two decades removed from a civil war and genocide.

News Rwanda » Music: Grammy Award Winning Producer Jerry Wonda Joins Board of Golden Door International Film Festival

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Grammy-Award-Winning-Producer-Jerry-Wonda-Joins-Board-of-Golden-Door-International-Film-Festival-20180215
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Grammy award winning producer Jerry Wonda is joining the board of Golden Door International Film Festival to judge all music videos. His visionary catalyst ... Globe nominated "Million Voices" for Hotel Rwanda. Since 2001, Wonda's Platinum Sound Recording ...

News Rwanda » Music: Yes, light skin gets you further in the entertainment business, and probably in life – but change has begun

News channel or source: http://metro.co.uk/2018/02/19/yes-light-skin-gets-you-further-in-the-entertainment-business-and-probably-in-life-but-change-has-begun-7313097/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

JLS (Picture: rune hellestad/Corbis/Getty Images) It’s not just the music industry. Halle Berry was chosen to ... classification introduced by the Belgian colonial government in Rwanda. A division that is still very evident and felt in black countries ...