World On 3 - Womad 2017

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Womad 201720170728

Live music and recorded highlights from the globe's leading festival of world music.

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present the first of a weekend of broadcasts from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park in Wiltshire. Emir Kusturica and the No-Smoking Orchestra light up WOMAD live from the Open Air stage, and The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians make their WOMAD debut. Spanish folk band Viguela are live from the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, and there are recorded highlights from Malian diva Oumou Sangare, and Estonian turbo-folk band Trad Attack. Plus interviews, BBC Introducing and a live visit to the Radio 3 Session Tent, starting off more than eleven hours of live broadcasting across the WOMAD weekend.

Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.

Womad 2017 - King Ayisoba, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Bonga20170730

Live music and recorded highlights from Womad 2017, with Lopa Kothari and Andrew McGregor.

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present the final instalment in this weekend's coverage of the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park in Wiltshire.

Tonight, traditional Ghanaian kologo music for the 21st century from King Ayisoba, South Africa's iconic a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Chilean cumbia from Chico Trujillo and the powerful voice and semba rhythms of Angola's Bonga. Plus interviews and a backstage visit to the Radio 3 Session Tent.

Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.

Womad 2017 - Simulcast With Cerys On 620170730

Cerys Matthews joins Lopa Kothari in a simulcast with BBC Radio 6 Music for Womad 2017.

Cerys Matthews joins Lopa Kothari in a simulcast with BBC Radio 6 Music, live from the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage. With interviews, CD tracks plus live performances from onstage artists including Los Angeles Latin band Las Cafeteras, Msafiri Zawose from Tanzania, and Delhi-based outfit The Ska Vengers.

Womad 2017 - Toots & The Maytals, Officina Zoe, Dayme Arocena20170729

Live music and recorded highlights from Womad 2017 with Lopa Kothari and Andrew McGregor.

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present further coverage from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park in Wiltshire.

Tonight's programme features classic Jamaican ska from Toots and The Maytals on the Open Air stage, Portuguese fado from Raquel Tavares, and collaborative projects from Lamomali, featuring kora master Toumani Diabate, and the Afro Celt Sound System. Plus interviews and exclusive backstage sessions from Syrian kanun player Maya Youssef and Cuban singer Daymé Arocena.

Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.

Live music and recorded highlights from Womad 2017 with Lopa Kothari and Andrew McGregor.

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present further coverage from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park in Wiltshire.

Tonight's programme features classic Jamaican ska from Toots and The Maytals on the Open Air stage, Italian tarantella and pizzica from Officina Zoe, and collaborative projects from Lamomali, featuring kora master Toumani Diabate, and the Afro Celt Sound System. Plus interviews and exclusive backstage sessions from Syrian kanun player Maya Youssef and Cuban singer Daymé Arocena.

Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.

Live music and recorded highlights from Womad 2017 with Lopa Kothari and Andrew McGregor.

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present further coverage from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park in Wiltshire.

Tonight's programme features classic Jamaican ska from Toots and The Maytals on the Open Air stage, Portuguese fado from Raquel Tavares, and collaborative projects from Lamomali, featuring kora master Toumani Diabate, and the Afro Celt Sound System. Plus interviews and exclusive backstage sessions from Syrian kanun player Maya Youssef and Cuban singer Daymé Arocena.

Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present further coverage from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park in Wiltshire.

Tonight's programme features classic Jamaican ska from Toots and The Maytals on the Open Air stage, Italian tarantella and pizzica from Officina Zoe, and collaborative projects from Lamomali, featuring kora master Toumani Diabate, and the Afro Celt Sound System. Plus interviews and exclusive backstage sessions from Syrian kanun player Maya Youssef and Cuban singer Daymé Arocena.

Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.