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Monday 25 June 2012

The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day. Presented by Samira Ahmed.

On today's programme: Caine Prize nominee Melissa Tandiwe Myambo (pictured), and the Maori-Irish musical collaboration Green Fire Islands.

Photo credit: Melissa Tandiwe Myambo


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  • Caine Prize for African Writing 2012

    Ahead of the award ceremony on July 2nd, we'll be meeting all five of the writers on this year's shortlist. First up, Melissa Tandiwe Myambo from Zimbabwe for her story The Departure Lounge.

  • Green Fire Islands

    Improvisation and jamming sessions between Maori and Irish performers result in sparks and a stage show.



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