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  1. The Music

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Salif Keita- The Golden Voice of Africa Singer Salif Keita (above) from Mali performs soulful Malian acoustic ballads fused with funk. Thu-Fri, 8pm, HK City Hall, Concert Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central, $220-$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430 ...

  2. Bamako, Mali

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... participation is crucial. Doubling up as the pilot project for Sissako's Cinemas for Africa scheme, the new Soudan Cine is more than just a cineplex: the theatre is to become Mali ...

  3. Mali singer goes back to his roots

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... but Salif Keita stood alone when he launched his singing career. Although he was born into the horon- a caste in Mali that traces its roots to Sunjata Keita, who founded the Malian empire in 1240- ... to launch his solo career. 'I spent almost 25 years away from Mali and during that time I learnt a lot, almost everything, from a lot of people around the world,' he says. 'I met ...

  4. Press union honour for Post staffer

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani South China Morning Post reporter Ambrose Leung has been honoured by the International Catholic Union of the Press for excellence in journalism. Leung, who covers politics and religious affairs, received an honourable mention in the Swiss-based organisation's triennial media awards, along with six reporters from Cuba, Ghana, Kenya, Mali and Nigeria. ...

  5. Gorillaz

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... on extraordinary musical expansion ever since. Demon Days is the zenith of Albarn's forays into Mali music and fatherhood- a relentless slide show of electro, funk, breakbeat, rock, gospel ...

  6. Dee Dee Bridgewater

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... a desire to reconnect with her African heritage and 'the drum', but she did not know where in Africa to find what she was looking for until she went to Mali, where she immediately felt ...

  7. In the key of Dee

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... of Mali. 'This is me,' she says by phone from her home in Henderson, Nevada. 'I've found my direction and my reason for being- at least at this stage of my life.' ... 'So I decided to listen to music from most of the west African countries, because I knew that was where the slave trade was mostly from. Every time I heard music from Mali it really struck ...

  8. Film studies: Vision thing

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... is a synergistic cross-pollination. We have filmmakers from China, England, India, Liberia, Mali, Russia and the US... [travelling] with each other to countries other than their own. While on tour, ...

  9. The Cruellest Journey

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... on following the trail of 19th-century English adventurer Mungo Park in a canoe. Her journey takes her from New Bussa in north-western Nigeria down the Niger along the border of Benin deep into Mali ...

  10. A master of movement

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not deal with 'Soviet themes'. In subsequent years, he produced ballets that achieved remarkable success, including Gaianeh for the Maly Opera and Ballet Theatre and Firebird ...




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