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Renata Rosa at the Førde Festival

Michal Shapiro | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Unlike the urban MPB or Bossa Nova we generally associate with Brazil, music from that country's northeast, and particularly Pernambuco, has a rugged, rural heart.

Ragnhild Furebotten and Never On A Sunday at the Førde Festival (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 11.11.2012 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Ragnhild Furebotten has won just about every award that the Norwegian government can bestow, in recognition of both her talent on her instrument and her dedication to her musical heritage.

A Taste of the Førde Festival, the Musicians of the Nile (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 09.22.2012 | Home
Michal Shapiro

The festival has already garnered itself an excellent reputation amongst world music aficionados, but should be on the agenda of anyone who enjoys travel and adventurous music.