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Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST
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We are thrilled that we can continue to serve our mission because of our incredible partnership with NPR Music. The second annual Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST concert series premieres THIS WEEK (January 18-20) on NPR Music’s YouTube channel with our returning host Angélique Kidjo.

Founded in 2003, globalFEST is one of the most dynamic global music platforms in North America, an acclaimed annual festival and catalytic non-profit organization for curators, artists, and the performing arts field.

globalFEST is supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. globalFEST is part of JanArtsNYC.org (NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment).

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Rokia Traoré
Mali
Martha Redbone
Martha Redbone
USA
DakhaBrakha
DakhaBrakha
Ukraine
Emel
Emel
Tunisia / France
Vox Sambou
Vox Sambou
Haiti / Canada
Sofia Rei
Sofia Rei
USA
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Press Mentions

Read the review of globalFEST 2021 by Jon Pareles at The New York Times and other globalFEST Press:

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Press from GF 2021

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GF AWARDS

globalFEST presents a series of awards that celebrated those that excel in the small but crucial global music field in the USA, too often with little recognition.

This year's Awards will be presented at the end of the Wavelengths conference on January 27:

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