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Episode 1

Lucy Duran presents highlights from the 2008 WOMEX festival in Seville, the annual gathering of the world music industry, with the newest bands and the freshest talent in world music.

Artists showcased include the all-woman police band from West Africa Les Amazones de Guinee, the tango band Astillero from Argentina and Honduran singer-songwriter Aurelio Martinez.

Presented by Lucy Duran
Produced by Roger Short

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Saturday 8th November, 3pm

Highlights from the 2008 WOMEX festival in Seville

Kalman Balogh Gipsy Cimbalom Band

1. “Eleven-eight”

2. “Come on boys, let’s go to the pub”

3. “Saxy Hora”

Interview with Ivan Duran

Aurelio Martinez

1. “Santo Negro”

2. “Sielpa”

Tomas de Perrate

1. “Seguidilla”

Interview with Tomas de Perrate

2. “Piyzyo”

Speed Caravan

1. Cairo-Kinshasa

All recordings made by the BBC during WOMEX, Seville, 2008

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1 hour

Last on

Sat 8 Nov 2008 15:00