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Tabanka Dance Ensemble

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To say that an ensemble has become an institution is one of culture journalisms more well-used clichés. But in some cases, it still makes sense. Tabanka Dance Ensemble deserves […] More >

Trio Joubran (PS)

Ancient, virtuoso string power from a war torn area.
 Trio Joubran consists of Samir, Wissan and Adnan Joubran. Three palestinian brothers, born in Nazareth, all playing the arabic lute instrument oud. They are the fourth generation of oud […] More >

Benin International Musical (BJ)

Irresistible glimpses into an important musical culture
Benin International Musical (BIM) performs music hailing from the west african kingdom Dahomey. It existed until 1894, when the last king was defeated by french troops and the country […] More >

Cero39 (CO)

Tropical electro futurism
The duo Cero39 has been one of the hottest electronic acts in Colombia for some years now. Their first album, “Moni Moni”, was released in 2016 after a series […] More >

Fatoumata Diawara (Mali)

En lavmælt revolusjon
Fatoumata Diawara er en av de ypperste artistene fra den bugnende, nyskapende vestafrikanske musikkscenen. Vi er stolte over å kunngjøre at hun kommer tilbake til Oslo World i 2018. […] More >

This year’s topic: Freedom

Freedom to move, to resist, to express, to love. Freedom for sale.
Late october, Oslo World kicks off its twenty-fifth festival. It all started in 1994, a decisive year for Norway – whether you want to talk about the Lillehammer Olympics, […] More >