Andrew McGregor, Lopa Kothari and Kathryn Tickell present live sets and highlights from Womad 2016. With Baaba Maal, Anoushka Shankar, Kel Assouf, Anana Harouna and Muzykanci.
Radio 3 returns to Charlton Park for over three hours of live music and highlights from the leading world music festival including Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal, Indian sitarist Anoushka Shankar, and live from the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, Kel Assouf, a Brussels-based band led by Tuareg singer and guitarist Anana Harouna. Other highlights include Polish folkgroup Muzykanci performing live on the Siam Stage, kora virtuoso Diabel Cissokho, and Tuvan throat-singing from the Alash Ensemble. In between, the Radio 3 Session Tent offers more extraordinary roots music from Haiti's Chouk Bwa Libete and the Hanoi Masters from Vietnam, as well as a live performance from Sardinian a cappella group Cuncordu e Tenore de Orosei. Presented by Andrew McGregor, Lopa Kothari and Kathryn Tickell.
Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.