EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe launched

EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe – is a gateway into Europe’s festivals specialised in everything cultural. It intends to broaden awareness of what’s going on in the festival world and to promote excellence and innovation.


Not Just Jungle: Opera in Brazil’s Amazon Cup City

Inside the Teatro Amazonas, the familiar chords of a signature aria from Bizet’s „Carmen“ resound among elaborate woodwork and Murano chandeliers.


Les MTV Africa Music Awards – L’Afrique anglophone grande gagnante

Les MTV Africa Music Awards, communément appelé les MAMAs sont nés en 2008 sur MTV Networks Africa pour célébrer la musique africaine populaire.

All Africa

The Concerto: A 400-Year-Old Recipe That Still Cooks

The concerto. It’s a musical recipe more than 400 years old but composers still cook with it. And why shouldn’t they?


The World’s Most-Used Musical Sequence!

What do Beethoven, David Bowie, Green Day, Mozart, *NSYNC, Pete Seeger, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, The Supremes, Rihanna, and many others all have in common?


Tango: Making the Music Dance

Claimed as a national tradition by both Argentina and Uruguay, even its most prominent early musical exponent, Carlos Gardel, purported to be from each of these countries at different times in his life. But now, tango—which was named a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009 as the result of a joint proposal by these two nations—belongs to the whole world.

New Music Box