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Freedom to Remember / Create

NextStopDamascus
This seminar is a part of Oslo World & Station Beirut: NextStopDamascus, a Syrian takeover at Kulturhuset, during Oslo World.  Syrian artists Khaled Barakeh and Diala Brisly will discuss their […] More >

Omar Sosa & Yilian Canizares (CU)

A meeting of two cuban masters
Few musicians have steered the afro-cuban musical heritage into more challeging and adventurous waters than the multi-instrumentalist Omar Sosa. His career started in the mid-eighties, but it blossomed when […] 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 >

ISÁK (NO)

Sami electro pop with an obvious international potential
In ISÁK, Ella Marie Hætta Isaksens joik meets the electronic production of Hackney based producer Daniel Eriksen (Alan Walker, The Wombats). The trio is completed by the versatile drummer […] More >

Bombino

A 21st century guitar hero
It is no exaggeration to say that Omara “Bombino” Moctar, who first visited Oslo World in 2011, ranks among the most important guitarists in the world today. On the […] More >