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Madison World Music Festival is coming up Thurs Sept 13th — sep. 15th At the Memorial Union Strong emphasis on Gypsy music (Isthmus recommends Dhoad Gypsies from Rajistan, incl. dancers)
A must-visit event, no excuses!!


In its fourth year the festival again brings extraordinary artists from all over the world for free performances on the Terrace, in the Wisconsin Union Theater, at the Willy St. Fair and possibly in other venues. This year, we present a Rom (Gypsy) showcase with three bands (NY Gypsy All-Stars, Romano Drom and Dhoad Gypsies) presenting three different styles of Romani music. The showcase will also include workshops by the artists and a lecture by professor Margaret Beissinger. Stiltwalking puppeteers Dragon Knights will add to the festivities and the sensational Dobet Gnahore, who performed in the theater last season, will wow the audience at the Willy St. Fair.

The schedule includes the following:

Thursday, 9/13/2007
Memorial Union:
Lecture: "Identity and Diversity in Romani [Gypsy] Musical Culture", Tripp Commons 4 pm

Ilgi (Latvia) 7 pm
New York Gypsy All-Star (Turkey, Macedonia, Greece, Balkan) 9 pm

Friday, 9/14/2007
Ingraham Hall:
Lecture: "Traditional Romani [Gypsy] Musicians and Oral Epic in the Balkans: A Comparison of Performers and Performance", 336 Ingraham 12:05 pm

Huong Thanh & Nguyen Le Quintet (Vietnam) 5:30 pm
Dragon Knights 7 pm (stiltwalking puppeteers)
Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) 7:45 pm
Dragon Knights 9:15 pm
Romano Drom (Hungary) 10 pm

Wisconsin Union Theater:
Chirgilchin (Tuva) 6:30 pm
Haale (Iran) 9 pm

Saturday, 9/15/2007
Dragon Knights 5 pm
Estrella Acosta (Cuba, Holland) 5:45 pm
Dragon Knights 7:15 pm
Dhoad Gypsies (Rajasthan) 8 pm
Louis Mhlanga (Zimbabwe) 10 pm

Wisconsin Union Theater
Roberto Rodriguez and Maurice El Medioni Trio (Cuba, Algeria) 7 pm The Gerard Edery Trio (Sephardic Jewish) 9:30 pm

Willy St. Fair
Dobet Gnahore (Ivory Coast) 3:45 pm

As in past years, the festival is free and open to the public. This year, audience members may contribute to help keep it free, fabulous and accessible to all in future years. Donations may be sent to: Wisconsin Union Theater / MWMF Fund, 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
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С небольшими измениями в расписании и отсутствии одного коллектива первый день фестиваля получился очень интересным:

CHIRGILCHIN (Тува, Россия)

Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic)

Haale (Iran, USA)

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