Festival der Kulturen

(curator since 2011)

Conception, organization and booking of the music programme of the Festival der Kulturen, an annual 2-3 day world music festival and fair situated on a square in the historic old town of Augsburg, Germany. Aimed at reaching out and challenging a diverse audience from all walks of society with unfamiliar music and sounds, the programming is focused on winning over the listener through sheer musical force. Artists to have performed include Seun Kuti & Egypt80, Taraf de Haidukks, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Konono No1, the Portico Quartet, Yasmine Hamdan, Tamikrest, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, Vieux Farka Toure, Dakhabrakha, Kocani Orkestar, Emel Mathlouthi, Mercedes Peon, Ibibio Sound Machine, Ebo Taylor and the Warsaw Village Band besides the participation of local musicians and associations.The event is staged by the Bureau of Peace of the City of Augsburg and is part of the „Hohes Friedensfest“ (Peacefestival).

Next dates: 26th & 27th of July 2019