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Message from Kilema March 8, 2012

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Today. I will just make a little pause from writing and give some information about singer Kilema. You have already seen the videos, but here comes the text.

Kilema is a master of  traditional instruments such as the Marovany, the Valiha, the Kabosy  and the Katsá and carries the magical and rhythmic soul of Madagascar wherever he go

His music is based on the culture of his southern roots in the quarter of Amborogony-Toliara  where he was born. Kilema also gives didactic concerts for children and teenagers from 6 ,whose aim is to discover  Malagasy culture, taking them to one-hour musical journey. ( in English, Spanish or French languages.)

KILEMA AND HIS QUARTET ALREADY PERFORMED AT:Globaltica (Poland); Doo Bee Fes.(Japan) ; Rainforest World Music Festival(Malaysia) ; Austronasian World Cultures(Taiwan), Central Park Zoo, Joe´s Pub (New York), Journées des 5 Continents(Switzerland), Small Nations Festival(Wales,UK), Caisa Cultural Center (Finlandia), Emmas &Dromos Festival ( Sardinia/Italia), Parc de La Vilette (Paris), Etnosul(Portugal), Kulturnatten , Musik i Syd ,Musikaliska (Sweden), Maailmamuusika Tartu(Estonia), Getxo Folk, Etnosur (Spain where he now resides), etc…

DISCOGRAPHIE:Ka Malisa (Iris Musique/Harmonia Mundi 1999); Lavi-Tany( Ventilador Music 2003); Mena(Snail Records/Coast to Coast 2009)

VIDEOS:

Talike &Kilema project) NEW: http://www.linktv.org/worldmusic/blog/keyword/malagasy_music

Kilema on My Space: www.myspace.com/kilema2


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Kilema – Soul of Madagascar March 2, 2012

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Kilema 2/4 – Soul of Madagascar – Globaltica 2011 – Gdynia – 30.07.2011

 

Kilema – Mahaiza mandefitse

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Kilema – Mena

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MENA means red which is also how we call Madagascar. The Red island.

 

Kilema – Marary ny aine

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Remember one of my very first posts ? It was about this wonderful singer Kilema who was in Stockholm last autumn. Well, he just sent me new videos and of course I must share them with you.

Listen, enjoy and dance !

 

 
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