Last updated: 18 january, 2010 - 12:11 GMT

Welcome to Mali

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Music: Amadou and Mariam - "Welcome to Mali"

Timbuktu video sessions

Watch Tuareg collective

Musicians from the bands Terakafte, Taliwen and Amanar perform at Mali's Festival of the Desert.

Watch Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba

A gorgeous performance of "Jonkoloni", recorded on a rooftop in Timbuktu as the sun went down.

Watch Cheick Tidiane Seck

Filmed in a courtyard in Timbuktu, this version of Nebe N'makoun with Ché Ché Dramé and Kabiné Kouyaté.

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