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Music (griot, iggawin, traditional Mauretenian music)
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House of World Cultures

Dimi Mint Abba is the best known representative of the griot tradition in Mauretania. Griots are basically folk singers but also more. Dimi Mint Abba is a preserver of traditions, a commentator on contemporary events, a poet and singer in one person. Typical of her homeland, her music is a cross...

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Musik (Griot, Iggawin, traditionelle mauretanische Musik)

Dimi Mint Abba ist die bekannteste Vertreterin der Griot-Tradition in Mauretanien. Griots aber sind weit mehr als folkloristische SängerInnen. Und so ist auch Dimi Mint Abba Bewahrerin von Traditionen, Kommentatorin des Zeitgeschehens, Poetin und Sängerin in einer Person. Ihre Musik...

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children & youth, earth, emigration, interculturalism, mysticism, oral tradition
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Media Arts (radio arts)
Music (griot, sacred music, Wolof)
Performing Arts (children & youth, storytelling)
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Mamadou Sene´s life has not only been an incredible geographical journey, from Senegal, to Gambia to the Nordic Country of Sweden;but also a journey through much cultural variety and territory. Born in the nomadic tribe of Fulani in West Senegal , Mamadou´s music brought him to the...

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