World Music Festival in Oslo

Staff Benda Bilili. Photo: Belle Kinoise

The Oslo World Music Festival is arranged this week, for the 16th year running, with conserts at various venues in the Norwegian capital. The Opening Party took place at Cosmopolite on Nov. 3.

For seven days on eleven stages you can hear over three hundred artists from around the world in Oslo.

Rodolfo Mederos and Miguel Poveda opened this year’s festival.

On the last day of the festival, Cheb Khaled, the King of Rai, will take his audience to his musical universe with his powerful voice, Arab string players and intense North African dance rhythms.

Between the opening and closing concerts a diverse array of world musicians will perform, including  Tinariwen, Oumou Sangare, Ojos de Brujo, Gilberto Gil, Katia Guerreiro and Tony Allen.

More about the festival: Oslo World Music Festival.

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