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Asa Baako Festival – looking for volunteers!

Following on from our recent interview with Ebenezer Bentum, Asa Baako is now recruiting for volunteers! They’re looking for an Operations Co-ordinator and a Social Media Manager to be based in Ghana from September 2014 – April 2015. This is a fantastic opportunity for recent graduates looking for experience in the arts industry, working with […]

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Ghana – Let’s Dance

Ghana’s Asa Baako festival (meaning ‘One Dance’ in Ghana’s Akan language) takes place in the fishing village of Busua, West Ghana. With a 70% Ghanaian and 30% international line-up, it’s the only contemporary music festival in Ghana, with stages right on the beach and an afterparty in the surrounding forested area. It’s beginning to gather […]

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London’s upcoming International Youth Arts Festival

July sees this year’s International Youth Arts Festival return to Kingston – a festival dedicated to the best of international dance, drama, music, poetry, puppetry, circus and more, as well as having events, workshops and a whole range of indoor and outdoor performances. In anticipation of this, we spoke to Aniela Zaba, Creative Youth’s Artistic […]

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The Only Way Is Almost Epic

The Only Way Is Almost Epic

Tamar Broadbent is taking stages across the UK by storm – with her debut musical comedy show touring last year, and her musical, Pierced, being recently shortlisted in the Leicester Square Theatre’s ‘The New Musical Project’. Equipped with four and five-star reviews and an endorsement from Michael Palin, this upcoming actress-singer-writer-comedienne-composer took some time out […]

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Calling all composers and filmmakers

The Royal Philharmonic Society are offering 10 young composers and 10 young filmmakers the incredible opportunity to work together to create a new short film. SOUND:VISION will see talented composers  bring their pieces of music to the filmmakers, for them to then work together to edit and re-work the piece and create a film to […]

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Time for a musical partay

Twenty-three- year-old Freya Smith is an up-and-coming musical composer whose first musical, co-written with Jack Williams, has sold out at the Edinburgh Festival and gone on to be picked for Leicester Square’s ‘The New Musical Project’, showcasing new talent. I caught up with Freya to see how the musical was going and what she has […]