16. CODES Festival of Traditional
and Avant-Garde Music

20–23 November 2024

PROGRAM - Les Amazones d’Afrique / Amazones Power

Les Amazones d’Afrique / Amazones Power

10 May 2019 / Friday / 19:00

The Centre for Culture in Lublin / 12 Peowiaków St

“Amazones POWER” – concert

Les Amazones d’Afrique (Mali, Benin, Gabon, Nigeria)

  • Mamani KEITA – vocal
  • Ahouéfa “Fafa” RUFFINO – vocal
  • Mamounata “Kandy” GUIRA – vocal
  • Franck BAYA – percussion
  • Salif KONE – guitar
  • Nadjib BEN BELLA – turntables

Les Amazones d’Afrique – a supergroup of remarkable West African female performers, including international stars, local heroes and up-and-coming musicians who are working towards ending gender inequality – will perform at the festival on May 10, 2019.

Les Amazones d’Afrique is the voice of strong women who talk about contemporary African women’s problems, pay attention to the need for social change and fight against violence. This project is not only artistic, but also committed. Performers believe that music can change the world for the better, by increasing sensitivity and encouraging reflection.

The collective consists of recognized vocalists of traditional Malian music and representatives of modern sounds such as reggae and soul, dub funk, savannah blues and techno-pop. This time, no doubt, we will witness an exceptional dose of impressive feminine energy!

Contact

CROSSROADS Centre for Intercultural Creative Initiatives 
12 Peowiaków St.
20-007 Lublin / Poland

tel: + 48 (81) 466 61 67
fax: +48 81 466 61 64
e-mail: rozdroza@rozdroza.com

Program Curator:
Grzegorz Paluch
e-mail: g.palushkin@gmail.com

Production manager:
Agata Tomasik
tel:
+48 81 466 61 68
e-mail:
a.tomasik@rozdroza.com

Media/Promotion:
Klaudia Olender
tel: +48 81 466 61 68
e-mail: k.olender@rozdroza.com

 

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