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New Meetup: Picnic / Free World Music Festival, Hyde Park

From: ACM
Sent on: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 2:43 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The London Arts & Culture Meetup!

What: Picnic / Free World Music Festival, Hyde Park

When: Saturday, July 10,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Hyde Park

Since summer is now 'officially' here, we thought it would be a great time for group members to gather together in the open air, catch some rays* and enjoy each other's company with a nice summer picnic on Hyde Park.

Since the plan is for this to be very much a 'member-driven' event, it would be great if attendees could bring along food, drink, 'entertainment', big smiles, etc. to share with others and help make it a most enjoyable day / pleasurable experience for everyone (or something)

The picnic will also coincide with this year's World City Music Village festival, Europe?s longest running festival of world cultures. For further info about the festival/line-up see the links below.

Look forward to seeing lots of you there!


* Sunshine / fine weather is not guaranteed (after all you know how unpredictable the English weather is ;)

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WORLD CITY MUSIC VILLAGE
HYDE PARK, Sat 10 July

The event returns to Hyde Park, the capital?s most popular green space, for the festival?s thrilling finale. Directions: The Cockpit, near West Carriage Drive & north side of Serpentine lake; Enter by Speakers Corner and follow the orange dots Tube: Marble Arch

OZI OZAA - Pulsating Ghanaian Afro-beat
SEEDS OF CREATION - Berber jazz meets Saharan blues
SHE?KOYOKH - Exhilarating Judeo-Balkan dance music
FUERZA VALLENATA - Lively Colombian folk accordions
MAVRIKA - 1920?s Greek Underground with a London vibe
ANATOLIA - Uniting Kurdish, Anatolian & Turkish musics
ZONG ZING - Infectious hi-energy Congolese dance music
BOUJEMAA BOUBOUL & GNAWA UK - Rootsy Moroccan trance rituals

Performances start on the hour every hour from 1-8pm. Running order subject to change. Please check CC website for updates.

The Music Village Festival: http://www.culturalco-operation.org/festivals/first
Full line-up: http://www.culturalco-operation.org/media/19887972544c0e369945aa95.44690708.pdf

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N.B. The festival is an 'all-day' event (i.e. 12pm-9pm), so if you can't make it during the afternoon, feel free to come along later in the day!

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This is a joint event with the London World Cinema Meetup and the London World Music Meetup

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/London-Arts-Culture/calendar/13870405/

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