Thursday 22 October Showcase Session 18:30

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Thursday 22 October, WOMEX 20 Digital Edition Showcase Session!

Stage Left:
We start the night in South Korea, with a hefty shot of progressive rock, while the journey continues to mix together folk music, Zulu rock, Xhosa funk, maskandi, jazz, and the spiritual energy of South African choir Urban Village. The show keeps going with singer, songwriter and pianist Bára Zmeková of the Czech Republic and we close the night with a bang with a performance from electronic dance act MC Yallah & Debmaster. FInd out more:

18:30 CEST Dongyang Gozupa (South Korea)
18:55 CEST Urban Village (South Africa)
19:23 CEST Bára Zmeková (Czech Republic)
19:46 CEST MC Yallah & Debmaster (Uganda/Germany)


Stage Right:
Two duos and two quintets take to the virtual stage in this Showcase Session. They highlight the vocal and instrumental talents from Malawi, bring to life legacies of Mexican marimba music, engulf you in ethereally Icelandic expanses and allow you to discover what happens when Slovak traditional music meets improvisational jazz:

18:45 CEST Madalitso Band (Malawi)
19:12 CEST Son Rompe Pera (Mexico)
19:39 CEST Hugar (Iceland)
20:08 CEST Bashavel (Slovakia)

Each Virtual Showcase will feature musical material followed by a short Q&A with the artists or artist representatives.

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