Afro-European Music Experiment Live 2019

Posted: Apr, 27th 2019 Contributor: Bilen Shifferaw,

What's MAISHA?

An unprecedented Afro-European Music Experiment! 12 amazing artists from Africa & Europe in Addis to co-create music! The lineup includes Samuel Yirga.

'MAISHA – Afro-European Music Experiment' will kick off on 25 April 2019 with 12 musicians with 10 different European and African nationalities. Throughout a two-week residency in Addis Ababa, the artists will co-create original musical pieces, give workshops at local music schools and record an LP. Samuel Yirga from Ethiopia, Maryll Abbas from France, and Cherif Soumano from Mali are among the artists that will take part.

Convinced of the power of art to unite, the EU Delegation to the African Union is organising 'MAISHA – Afro-European Music Experiment'.

MAISHA brings together 12 outstanding musicians from10 different European and African countries.

Throughout a two-week residency in Addis Ababa, the artists will co-create original musical pieces, give masterclasses at local music schools and record an LP.

On Europe Day, Thursday, May 9th, you are invited to experience MAISHA live at the National Theatre.

Line-Up:

Tefo Mahola, Drums - South Africa

Amine Kanzi, Percussions - Morocco

Shabani Jam, Bass - Tanzania

Samuel Yirga, Keyboard - Ethiopia

Cherif Soumani, Kora - Mali

Nasibo Mutize - Mbira - Zimbabwe

Haddis Alemayu - Masinqo - Ethiopia

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Maurizio Congiu, Double-Bass - Italy

Sébastien Giniaux, Guitar - France

Michal Zak, Flutes, Clarinet - Poland

Fatime Songoro, Sax - Hungary

Maryll Abbas, Accordion - France

The event is organised in partnership with the European Investment Bank, the Embassy of the Netherlands and SELAM.

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9 May 2019 at 6:30pm - 9 May 2019 at 9:00pm
National Theatre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa Ethiopia
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