Amani Creatives

African arts




It’s now only couple days before the Amani Festival and it’s time for our final update before Saturday. So we want to tell you a little about the background to African music and culture so that you can fully appreciate what you see and hear on the day. When we talk about African music and culture, it is not always straightforward due to the way African people have become dispersed throughout the world, on account of the slave trade and other migrational factors. For this reason, African culture appears in surprising places and is fused with many other musical and ethnic influences. The Amani Festival programme reflects this. For example, […]

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