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Burundi , Saturday 17 February 2018

News Burundi » Music: Reaching across cultures for 25 years

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The Burundi drummers gave a special presentation ... the master banjo player who performed country and music programs across Dayton and Miami Valley-region schools in an effort to preserve and broaden the appreciation of country/western music.

News Burundi » Music: DR Congo’s Amani music and arts festival brings forth peace in restive Goma

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Music has often been the main attraction at the festival, with artists from Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, DRC and many others from Great Lakes Region, gracing the occasion with songs having messages of peace. Apart from music, the organisers ...

News Burundi » Music: Burundian refugees increasingly calling Ottawa home

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

They also carried with them an abundance of relief: the young family had just escaped the brutal violence and political persecution that had overtaken their home country of Burundi. They're part of a growing wave of Burundian families claiming refugee ...

News Burundi » Music: Africa Hub Grows Its Business in Berlin

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Along with dozens of independent producers, the hub will welcome a host of companies and institutions dedicated to growing the African film sector, including the Durban FilmMart, the Namibia Film Commission, the Burundi ... based urban music net Trace ...

News Burundi » Music: Burundi refugees use music to promote peace as their war-ravaged country descends into civil conflict

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Publication date: Wednesday 13 January 2016

Kidum, who escaped from Burundi to Tanzania and then onto Kenya, is one of them. He decided to fight through his music — something he could not do in his country because it was too risky and he feared his voice would be muffled by the sound of guns which ...

News Burundi » Music: Beyonce pledges pure water for Burundi at Essence Music Festival

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Publication date: Wednesday 05 July 2017

Among the first events at the Essence Festival in New Orleans Friday (June 30) was the announcement that superstar Beyonce had partnered with UNICEF to bring water to the parched population of Burundi in east Africa. Beyonce was not present, but her ...

News Burundi » Music: Uganda: Country Embraces Pam Awards

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Publication date: hursday 31 July 2008

The organisers of Uganda's premier music award event welcomed a new country - Burundi, to Pearl of Africa Music (Pam) Awards family on Saturday. This is in line with the organiser's vision of making the Pam Awards a continental event. Though the five ...

News Burundi » Music: Beyoncé’s BeyGOOD Foundation Announces Clean Water Initiative to Benefit the Children of Burundi at ESSENCE Fest

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Publication date: Friday 30 June 2017

“In Burundi I saw myself, my sisters and my mother in the strength ... FROM PEN: George Michael’s Philanthropy Will Be Remembered as Fondly as His Music UNICEF USA President and CEO Caryl M. Stern echoes Beyoncé’s sentiments.

News Burundi » Music: Six to get AFUWI awards

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Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

A former senior VP of media at Columbia Records/Sony Music for 17 years, she played a major role in ... She is part of a team working closely with UNICEF to aid the water crisis in Burundi, East Africa, and has sponsored students attending the TA Marryshow ...

News Burundi » Music: ‘Master Of None’ Music Supervisor Zach Cowie On Licensing A Track Through The Burundian Government For Season 2

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Publication date: onday 29 May 2017

Speaking with Deadline from his studio ... so Alan asked him, “What’s some music from Burundi? Because we want to honor where you’re from.” He sent us the name of that guy, we found some stuff on YouTube and loved it, and it worked perfectly ...