Karibu Sana,- Welcome – the Mwalimu Express session boasts an A to Z of Zanzibari and Algerian music.Duo Ouds – glorious ancient arabic lutes – are at the ready when Mohamed Issa Matona, Zanzibar’s ace multi instrumentalist – violin, qanoon, accordion and …Oud meets Algeria’s Yazid Fentazi, rocking guitarist and Oud specialist. Get set for a vibing adventure into the sounds of Stone Town and Algiers via London and Dar E Salaam
ScreenStation’s, Professor Bad Man Guroovy Andy Jones is in the house to talk you through a screening of his Classic, As Old As My Tongue The Myth and Life of Bi Kidude. Then Prof gives a suspense filled glimpse of his follow up film I Shot Bi Kidude – Come along to find out more!
Plus regular Mwalimu favourites will be there…DJs Max and Rita on the decks. Dance sessions for all the family with Lucy Angell John. the Open The Gate African Market. Seth Bonti’s Oware Society on board games. Dom’s CD and t-shirt stall with all your World Music Network releases