Africa hopes its music festivals will change views

The music of Africa infuses much of the music of the modern world — rhythm and blues, reggae and Latin, to name just a few genres. Many talented African musicians have gone elsewhere to make a name for themselves, and now they are coming back to play in music festivals, and, their host countries hope, change Africa’s image.

Khaira Arby performing at the Festival au Desert 2012 (photo image: Alfred Weidinger)

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