Diaspora London Music Village 28-29th July 2007

This will be the 23rd event to focus exclusively on London's glittering spectrum of world musicians.
This year's line-up features over 80 London-based performers (20 groups and soloists) including those of African, Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and East European descent. They are all members of London: Diaspora Capital, an ever expanding network of artists run by Cultural Co-operation. The event offers a unique insight into many different world cultures and the results of cross-fertilisation over hundreds of years. Artists scheduled to perform include Yusuf Mahmoud Ensemble (Afghanistan), Athena (Greece), Ameer Khan (Pakistan), London Jing Kun Opera (China), Nizar al Issa and Al Zaytouna Dabke Troupe (Palestine), Errol Linton Blues Vibe (UK/Jamaica), Fuerza Vallenata (Colombia), Los Desterrados (Jewish), Conjunto Sabroso (Colombia), Waeil (Egypt), Lokito ya Congo (Congo), Ethio Traditional Band (Ethiopia), Balkanatics (Balkans/Turkey), Kasai Masai (Congo).

(please note that this is only a provisional line-up, ans so will be subject to change)

Venue: Hyde Park, London

Admission: Free (subject to availability), arrive early to avoid disapointment

More Info: http://www.culturalco-operation.org/mv/mv_index.htm

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