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Beirut & Beyond

Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival in Oslo!
A blast wave of creativity arose in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, similar to how a thousand pink cherry blossoms tend to pop up overnight. This is why More >

Dance on the Frontline

Dance performance, screening and talk
Dance as a frontline defiance to go beyond borders. Dancing against all odds, against all dangers. Dancing as a tool of empowerment. Dance or die. Three dancers coming from three different countries (Palestine, Iran, and More >

The Great Departed (LB)

Satirical hymns.
Protest songs are likely to have existed as long as the civilizations. As long as there are tyrants, it will feel necessary to grab a nearby instrument and sing More >

Sidiki Camara (ML/NO)

The Master Percussionist from Mali
Bamako, the capital of Mali, is known as the musical heart of Western Africa. Here, the rich and diverse traditions of the region merge and harmonize with musical impulses More >

Moddi & Trondheimsolistene (NO)

Fragile protest songs with a Northern twist
Moddi‘s upcoming album project is the culmination of Pål Moddi Knutsen’s political project. The singer-songwriter’s fourth full-length album, supposed to be released in September, consists of translated and reconstructed More >

Ragnhild Furebotten (NO)

- never on a Sunday
Norway is a large country with a sparse population, divided by mountains and fjords. Thus, towns and villages have developed a smorgasbord of dialects, giving each little place a More >