Press release: Freemuse Award 2013 to Festival au Desert

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Freemuse Award winner:
‘Festival in the Desert’ in Mali

“The Freemuse Award 2013 is given to ‘Festival au D


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Marie Korpe, Executive Director of Freemuse
Tel: +45 2944 4280 (mobile)  +45 3332 1017 (office)
 



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More information on the Internet

Official home page of Festival au D


Media coverage

PRI’s The World – 6 February 2013:
Mali’s Festival in the Desert Wins a Freedom of Musical Expression Award
Though canceled this year, the Festival in the Desert and its Malian Touareg leader Manny Ansar were honored Wednesday with the Freemuse Award for their work on “freedom of musical expression.”

Listen to The World’s radio interview with Festival Director Manny Ansar:

The radio interview with Manny Ansar starts 0:56. (Duration: 4:15)



Monocle 24, from London – 7 Februar 2013 at 18:50:



‘Midori House’ (MP3)
Mentioned in the introduction (from 00:57 to 01:09). The interview with Ole Reitov starts at 43:50 



World Music Central – 6 February 2013:



‘Freemuse Award 2013 Goes to Festival In The Desert in Mali’
Re-posted on 


i4u.com

Word Music News Network – 6 February 2013:



‘Freemuse Award 2013 Goes to Festival In The Desert in Mali’
Re-posted on 


groove2u.net
and on 


elbo.ws

Before the Downbeat – 6 February 2013:



‘Honoring Musicians No Matter the Circumstance’

ZoneFranche – 6 February 2013:



‘Festival au D



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