Festival au Désert 2011

Second edition - Programme

July 21, 2011 - July 23, 2011 19:00

Anfiteatro delle Cornacchie Firenze | IT


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The second edition of the Festival au Désert, an event twinned with the legendary Timbuktu Festival au Désert and directed by its artistic coordinator Manny Ansar together with the team of the Fondazione Fabbrica Europa, brings the atmosphere of the desert – with meetings, dance and lots of music – to the Anfiteatro delle Cascine in Florence.

 

PROGRAMME

July 21

7pm
Florence-Timbuktu: on the ancient salt and gold route
with Pietro Laureano and Lorenzo Pallini

9.30pm
Taran’tuareg
ANTONIO INFANTINO, guitar and vocals
Agostino Cortese percussions, Francesco Tomacci cupa cupa, Saul Rosiello percussion

10pm
RAIZ, vocals
GIUSEPPE DE TRIZIO, guitar

10.30pm
TARTIT in concert

jam session with
DIMITRI GRECHI ESPINOZA – sax, AMANOU ISSA – tehardent, SIMONE PADOVANI – percussion, MOHAMED ISSA AG OUMAR – guitar, EMANUELE PARRINI – violin, JÉRÔME LI-THIAO-TE – violin, ANDREA MELANI – percussion, TARTIT – vocals and percussion

July 22

7pm
The women of the desert – stories of a nomadic culture in contemporary Africa
with Fadimata Walett Oumar (Associazione Tartit’n’Chatma), Mercedes Frias, Ghani Adam (Associazione Nosotra), Marta Amico

9pm
Tindé – Singing and dance in the Tuareg tradition
with Tafa Walet Alhousseini, Mahassa Walet Amoumine, Fadimata Walet Mohamedoune

10pm
MIRKO GUERRINI, sax
LEONARDO PIERI, keyboard
ARES TAVOLAZZI, electric bass
ANDREA MELANI, drums
BADARA SECK, vocals

11pm
Tannebeer – Senegal women’s dance
with live music

July 23

7pm
The survival of the Tuareg populations of Timbuktu
with Manny Ansar and Dario Berardi
Luca Dini and Hicham Lahyani

9.30pm
KOUDEDE, guitar and vocals
AHMED CISSÉ, bass
PIERRE YVES PROTHAIS, drums, calebasse
MOHAMED ISSA AG OUMAR, guitar
TARTIT, choir

10.30pm
MUSIC FOR THE DESERT
Jam session with
MOHAMED ISSA AG OUMAR – guitar and vocals, AMANOU ISSA – tehardent and vocals, MOUSSA AG MOHAMED – vocals, MOHAMED AG IDWAL – tehardent, DIMITRI GRECHI ESPINOZA – sax, EMANUELE PARRINI – violin, BEPPE SCARDINO – sax, PEE WEE DURANTE – hammond organ, GABRIO BALDACCI – guitar, SIMONE PADOVANI – percussion, ANDREA MELANI – drums, AHMED CISSÉ – bass, PIERRE YVES PROTHAIS - calebasse, JÉRÔME LI-THIAO-TE – violin, KOUDEDE – vocals, guitar, BADARA SECK – vocals, TARTIT – choir

 

Festival au Désert is a progetto by Fondazione Fabbrica Europa, Essakane Production-Festival au Désert
as part of Firenzestate 2011 / Comune di Firenze
in collaboration with Institut français Florence, Centre Culturel Français de Bamako, Associazione Fabbrica Europa, ARCI, Federazione Africana in Toscana, Coordinamento Associazioni Senegalesi in Toscana, Associazione Oltre l’Africa Transafrica, AdArte, Associazione Multietnica Gli Anelli Mancanti onlus,
Thans to Sonoria spazio giovani e musica, Associazione il Kantiere, Quartiere 4

 
Photos

© Désirée Von Trotha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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