Esperanzah! World Music Festival



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Country and Region BelgiumWallonia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Floreffe, Wallonia, Belgium
Festival Contact Information

Esperanzah! World Music Festival
Clos de la Ferme St Hubert
1 rue Verte Voie
5590 Ciney, Belgium
Phone: (32) 83-66-83-47
Fax: (32) 83-66-83-48
Email: info@esperanzah.be

Festival Description

The world music festival takes place annually at Abbaye de Floreffe and features an international lineup of world musicians performing in a range of genres. The family-friendly festival offers free admission to children under 12 years of age. Performances, street arts, cinema and children’s activities are on offer.

Festival Dates August 2 - 4, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.esperanzah.be/

Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® featuring Omara Portuondo & Eliades Ochoa (August 3)
  • Dub Inc (August 3)
  • Rokia Traoré (August 4)
  • Goldfish (August 2)
  • Woodkid (August 2)
  • Keny Arkana (August 4)
  • Patrice (August 2)
  • Deluxe (August 4)
  • HK & les Saltimbanks (August 4)
  • Zoufris Maracas (August 3)
  • The Peas Project (August 2)
  • Mama Rosin (August 2)
  • An Pierlé (August 4)
  • Mélanie De Biasio (August 3)
  • Asian Dub Foundation (August 4)
  • Cody ChesnuTT (August 3)
  • Mad Caddies (August 4)
  • Scylla (August 4)
  • Protoje & The Indiggnation (August 3)
  • The Souljazz Orchestra (August 2)
  • Valerie June (August 2)
  • Skip&Die; (August 4)
  • Rocky (August 2)
  • Akua Naru (August 3)
  • La Yegros (August 2)

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Social networks:
  • Facebook
    http://www.facebook.com/FestivalEsperanzah/app_206672629434268
  • Flickr
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/esperanzahfestival/
  • likeTRAX
    http://www.liketrax.com/esperanzah?autof=1372&autop;=first
  • Twitter
    https://twitter.com/#!/esperanzah
Podcast Interviews:
Videos:
  • Esperanzah 2012 on Saturday
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DFsyRKwwtc&feature;=youtu.be

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Practical Info:

Slideshow photo credits:
  • In order of appearance
    • Fireworks, photo © Thierry Matthys
    • Daytime festival venue, photo © Hugues Thibaut
    • Red tent, photo © Bernard Weickmans
    • Gatherers at dome, photo © Christelle Anceau
    • Stage front, photo © Jean-Benoit Marechal
    • Children enjoying festival, photo © Bernard Weickmans
    • La nouvelle Flibuste, photo © Thierry Matthys
    • Dancing in the street, photo © Hugues Thibaut
    • La nouvelle Flibuste at rest, photo © Olivier Charlier
    • Cirk Evolution, photo © Jean-Benoit Marechal
    • Night time stage, photo © Thibaut Hugues
    • Festival Logo

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