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Around the Globe on Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd August 2021
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Kanteena and Lingua Franca World Community CIC are excited to announce our very first collaboration – the inaugural Lancaster Round the Globe Festival!
The festival will take place from 11am on Saturday, 21 August and Sunday 22 August 2021 and will feature a full programme of music, dance and workshops from a diverse range of performers who are popular on the national and international world music circuits, including Saturday Salsa headliner, July Julay & The Mambo Kings and on Sunday, Gambian musician Sefo Kunateh and his band on their current album tour!
The festival, programmed in conjunction with diverse artist collective, Lingua Franca World Community CIC, will feature a diverse range of local performers from all over the world, including headline acts from the Dominican Republic and the Gambia and performances and workshops from Indian, Sierra Leonean, Pakistani, Jamaican and Jewish artists. The weekend will also feature appearances from DJ Mayeva, who has previously played at Africa Oye, Blue Dot, Kendal Calling and Horizons Festival in Manchester.
Saturday night will feature live Latin music from July July and the Mambo Kings, stalwarts of the UK Salsa scene, whereas on Sunday, Gambian musician Sefo Kanuteh will be headlining the day with his band as part of his current UK album tour. Other artists appearing over the weekend include Sarah Yaseen, Kanchan Maradan and Hamit Walia, Mickey Van Gelder, Papa Sam Alafia, Mento-B and friends
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