Entries by AfroEire

The Malian Griot in the modern era.

Article published in Think Africa Press. http://thinkafricapress.com/mali/griot-modern-era The Malian Griot in the Modern Era Interview with Malian musician, Bassekou Kouyate, at The Sugar Club, Dublin. ARTICLE | 25 SEPTEMBER 2013 – 11:13AM | BY  Bassekou Kouyate in concert, playing his ngoni. Photograph taken by Michal Jaskolski in 2009. Dublin, Ireland: As a big fan of Malian music, […]

Sierra Leone: A Bitter Past to a Bright Future? A pre-concert panel discussion

When Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 6.30 – 7.30 pm Where National Concert Hall, Carolan Room Admission Free, but please RSVP by contacting [email protected] Organised by Paul McElhatton, this fascinating panel discussion seeks to expand on the Waltons World Masters – Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars performance by exploring some of the contemporary issues that shape the social and political […]