|20121231 (BBC7)||Kiribati: Musicologist Reem Kelani meets women from the Pacific Micronesian island now living in the UK.|
|01||01||Can You Stop The Birds Singing?||20010410||20010709|
|01||01||Can You Stop The Birds Singing?||20010410||20010709||Three-part series exploring the musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain. Palestinian singer Reem Kelani joins London's Afghani community as it gears up for the Spring festival Navruz. National songs and folk music are now banned in Afghanistan, but as one of the country's artists once said, `Can you stop the birds singing?'.|
|01||02||Yemeni Echoes In A Northern Town||20010417||20010716|
|01||02||Yemeni Echoes In A Northern Town||20010417||20010716||Three-part series exploring the musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain. Palestinian singer Reem Kelani hears songs dating back hundreds of years when she visits the Yemeni community in Sheffield.|
|01||03 LAST||The Beautiful Woman||20010424||20010723||Three-part series exploring the musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain.|
Palestinian singer Reem Kelani meets musicians of London's Kurdish communities.
She hears how music provides a bridge to the motherland, often referred to in their songs as `the beautiful woman'.
|02||01||My Book, My Mountain, Myself||20030107||20030616||Reem Kelani returns with a new series exploring the musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain.|
The music of the Armenian community (1/3).
|02||02||Islands Here, Islands There||20030114||20030623|
|02||02||Islands Here, Islands There||20030114||20030623||Migrant communities reflect on the role that music plays in bridging the cultural divide between their new lives in Britain and their homelands. Palestinian singer and musicologist, Reem Kelani, continues her series of musical journeys around migrant communities in Britain. This week she meets the tiny UK community of approximately thirty women from Kiribati in Micronesia. Dispersed in the West Central Pacific, this group of islanders find themselves dispersed again throughout the UK - mainly women, married to Englishmen. They come together to laugh, cry sing and dance at special occasions like marriages and births and, in this case, the marking of a death. They recreate the Kiribati maneaba, or assembly house, in Fareham near Southampton.|
|02||03 LAST||A Strange Way Of Living||20030121||20030630|
|02||03 LAST||A Strange Way Of Living||20030121||20030630||Palestinian singer Reem Kelani concludes the three-part series exploring the musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain.|