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WOMEX 2013

Lopa Kothari with tracks from across the globe, plus music from WOMEX, the world music expo in Cardiff. Including performances from Peruvian veterans Cumbia All Stars, and acoustic death metal from South Koreans Jambinai.

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2 hours

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Fri 29 Nov 2013 23:00

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