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Dakh Daughters, Khadija El Warzazia, Cui Jian : NPR

For the third 12 months, Tiny Desk live shows crew up with globalFEST for an exhilarating on-line music competition — Tiny Desk meets globalFEST.

Hosted by Angélique Kidjo, the collection echoes globalFEST’s stay flagship occasion in spirit however is centered within the framework of the Tiny Desk live performance collection. This collaboration presents unique video performances from 9 artists filmed of their respective homelands, on the highway and in exile everywhere in the world. There can be three nights of live shows, every that includes three bands, on consecutive nights starting Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. ET. The globalFEST crew wrote the next biographical details about every performer.

Dakh Daughters, Ukraine

Dakh Daughters create an environment of a French saloon, the place Mireille Mathieu befriends Marilyn Manson. Every so often, armed with a full set of strings, keyboards and percussion, the ladies shake the viewers with a roar within the method of the group Laibach, however can swiftly change anger for kindness, turning into fun-loving, Hollywood beauties of the Nineteen Fifties who dream of tropical holidays within the Caribbean.



  • Solomiia Melnyk: vocals, cello, accordion
  • Ruslana Khazipova: vocals, drums/percussion
  • Natalka Halanevych: vocals, piano, double bass
  • Ganna Nikitina: vocals, guitar
  • Natacha Charpe (Zo): vocals, violin


  • Director: Vladyslav Troitskyi
  • Artwork Supervisor: Iryna Gorban
  • Audio: Anton Ocheretyanyy
  • Video: Nayan Ducruet
  • Particular because of Theatre Le Préau and Lucie Berelowitsch

Khadija El Warzazia’s Bnat el Houariyat & Esraa Warda, Morocco / Algeria / USA

Khadija El Warzazia’s Bnat el Houariyat & Esraa Warda is a pairing composed solely of girls artists: Bnat el Houariyat from the center of Marrakech performs ladies’s celebratory and trance music, together with chaabi and houara. The group’s percussion and call-and-response singing and complicated polyrhythms construct right into a deeply transporting sonic expertise. It’s accompanied by the mesmerizing Algerian-American dancer Esraa Warda, a “rebellious spirit” recognized for her profound performances of the trance-like jedba hair-swaying dance.


  • “Dyaf Allah Rjal el Bled”
  • “Mra Sabra”
  • “Li Guer imout”


  • Fatiha Benmsinane
  • Malika Nouader
  • Khadija el Warzazia
  • Nouzha Lagrimi
  • Touria Nouader
  • Esraa Warda: dancer


  • Producer: Esraa Warda
  • Audio: Simo Chafai
  • Director, Producer, Digital camera: Ahlam Maroon
  • Digital camera: Oussama Mountassir 
  • Lighting: Amine Houmam
  • Particular because of Azzedine & Abdelghafour Artwork

Cui Jian, China

Essentially the most influential rock musician in China is Beijing-born, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and vocalist Cui Jian. The previous chief of Chinese language rock band Ado, Jian’s solo music is frequently embraced by new generations: his albums having bought greater than 10 million copies in Asia. The Wall Road Journal mentioned, “Cui Jian continues to be an inspiration for China’s disenchanted youth.” Nonetheless, Jian’s prime inspiration comes not from politics, however from private points. He mentioned, “I speak about severe issues in my coronary heart and other people’s lives, together with, after all, love. However, principally it is about Chinese language tradition, the trendy tradition. They don’t seem to be political songs. It is simply the reality, the trendy fact. I speak about our life in China.”


  • “Pretend Monk”
  • “Go On”
  • “Wild within the Snow”


  • Cui Jian: lead vocals, guitar
  • Liu Yuan: saxophone
  • Eddie Randriamampionona: guitar
  • Liu Yue: bass 
  • Lu Chao: drums
  • Gao Xing: hand percussion
  • Wu Na: Chinese language guqin
  • Zhou Tian: vocals
  • Li Yanan: vocals


  • Artwork Director: Cui Jian
  • Government Producer: Yoyo
  • Government Director: Ken Deng
  • Dwell Music Recording Engineer: Li Feng
  • Dwell Music Supervisor: Wang Zheng
  • Dwell Recordist: Zheng Xiaofei
  • Program: Wang Zheng
  • Dwell Monitor Sound Engineer: Xu Xuan
  • Audio Tools Coordinator: Wang Chaojie
  • Sound Mixing/Mastering: Li Make
  • Musician Assistants: Yang Haitao, Gao Shuo
  • Videographers: Ken Deng, Li Bingwei, Xu Zhu, Li Qianpeng, Jiao Mingjie, Jin Siwei 
  • Assistant: He Chang
  • Gaffer: Solar Qunliang
  • Assistant: Solar Xujie, Cao Yawei, Wang Xinqiao, Cao Junfei
  • Coordinator: Wang Zebin, Sira 
  • Particular because of East Shore Jazz Membership


  • Artistic Director: Bob Boilen 
  • Audio Engineer: Josh Rogosin 
  • Sequence Producer: Bobby Carter 
  • Enhancing: Joshua Bryant
  • Tiny Desk Crew: Marissa Lorusso, Hazel Cills, Ashley Pointer


  • Co-Administrators: Shanta Thake, Isabel Soffer, and Invoice Bragin
  • 2023 Curators: Shanta Thake, Isabel Soffer, Invoice Bragin, and Meera Dugal
  • Occasion Producer: Ian Thake
  • Host: Angélique Kidjo
  • Authorized Providers: Tamizdat
  • Authorized Providers: Duane Morris
  • Video Manufacturing: Karim Tabbaa


  • The Mellon Basis
  • The Nationwide Endowment for the Arts
  • NYC Division of Cultural Affairs


  • Ken Umezaki
  • Fabian Alsultany
  • Steven Kirkpatrick
  • David Komar
Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
He started his career as a columnist, contributing to the staff of a local blog. His articles with amusing views on everyday situations in the news soon became one of the main features of the current editions of the blog. For the divergences of thought about which direction the blog would follow. He left and founded three other great journalistic blogs,, and With a certain passion for writing, holder of a versatile talent, in addition to coordinating, directing, he writes fantastic scripts quickly, he likes to say that he writes for a select group of enthusiasts in love with serious and true writing.


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