Win tickets to see Las Maravillas de Mali in London – 2 May 2019

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Enter the Cuba50 draw to have the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the historic rebirth of Las Maravillas de Mali as they perform at the Barbican in London on Thursday 2 May 2019. The tickets are courtesy of ComoNo!

To enter just send an email to office@cuba50.org with your full name and contact number and Maravillas de Mali comp in the subject field, by 12 midday on Wed 27 March 2019.

More details about Las Maravillas de Mali and the event:

Witness the historic rebirth of Las Maravillas de Mali, as original member Boncana Maïga leads the band through their music 50 years after their formation. In the 1960s a group of seven young Malians left for Havana to study music. They formed a band to play their own compositions in Spanish, using Cuban musical forms and addressing contemporary African issues in their lyrics.

Now, the sole surviving member of the group, Boncana, brings their blend of Cuban charanga and Malian tradition back to life with a group of Cuban musicians. Maravillas de Mali perform from their new record Africa Mia with pianist Pepe Rivero and guest vocals from Guinean singer Mory Kante.

Thursday 2 May 2019 7.30pm
Barbican Hall, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

Part of La Linea 19 – The London Latin Music Festival

For full info and to buy tickets: https://www.comono.co.uk/la-linea/maravillas-de-mali/

More about the whole festival:

La Linea 19 – The London Latin Music Festival, from April 25 – May 5 2019

LaLinea19_270x163.jpgThis 10-day festival, now in its nineteenth year, hosts global superstars and the very best emerging talent from across the Latin Music world.

Boasting an impressive array of UK debuts, world premieres and rare UK appearances, and taking place across London’s concert halls, clubs, and art hubs, the festival will once again showcase the diversity of new Latin music on an international scale with a strong bill featuring hypnotic Cuban nu-electronica, samba-infused jazz from Brazil, Mexican cumbia, Argentinian psychedelic rhythms, and much more.

More info: www.lalineafestival.com