Back from WOMAD

Lorraine and I just got back from a fantastic weekend at WOMAD. The sun shone all the time and the atmosphere was brilliant. I was able to indulge my love of African music. A highlight was kora master Toumani Diabate, accompanied by his son who looks set to become as much-appreciated as his father.
Kenge Kenge Orutu Systems from Western Kenya are great entertainers. I was amazed to discover you can purchase their latest album as a download at!
There were loads o other great musicians from all over the world. Sa Dingding, a kind of Bjork figure from China did a great set with lots of colour and acrobatic dancers as well as her stunning voice of course. Martha Wainwright also has an amazing voice but her stage presence for me could not hold a candle against the Chinese star.
A superb time. Pictures later.


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