Pioneers of African music in Finland, part 2. Respecting tradition

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The African music scene in Finland evolved in major cities in the 1980s and 1990s, and some of the pioneering musicians who contributed to this development are still active in the field. In this article, musicologist Elina Seye explores the early years of the arrival of multiple kinds of African traditional music in Finland and discusses some of the people and groups involved.
Original languageEnglish
JournalFinnish Music Quarterly
Publication statusPublished - 9 Oct 2020
MoE publication typeE1 Popularised article, newspaper article

Fields of Science

  • 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts
  • African music
  • traditional music
  • folk music
  • Finnish music
  • music history
  • minority cultures

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