A musical tour of Africa

Philip Briggs shares some of his favourite tracks from across the continent

Art, music and culture in Malawi

Come and explore the incredible arts, music and culture on display throughout Malawi.

Senegal’s cultural highlights

There’s perhaps no finer destination in West Africa for purveyors of the arts than Senegal.

Roma culture in Serbia

Serbia’s Roma are a marginalised community with a unique cultural heritage.


Singing for freedom: the 1990 song festival

Clare Thomson explains why the 1990 song festival was such a significant moment in the history of Estonia.

Sensay, ban mauvais and la peau cabwit

Immerse yourself in traditional dance and music during Carnival season. 

Five alternative jazz festivals

To celebrate World Music Day, we profile 5 alternative jazz festivals from around the world. 

African music traditions

Celebrate World Music Day (https://musicday.org.uk/) and learn about Africa’s music traditions.  

Interview with Murray Stewart

Murray Stewart, updater of our Cape Verde guide, discusses the islands, his travel memories and tips on making it as a travel writer. 

State of EXIT – a brief history

The brainchild of two Serbian students, EXIT has become a true highlight of the international festival calendar.