Posted by: lasterrazasapartment | June 13, 2011

XVII Festival La Mar de Músicas

Cartagena each July hosts ‘La Mar de Músicas” and becomes a cultural port open to a myriad of music, visual arts, photography, film and literature that have made this event one of the unmissable summer each year focusing on a particular country. Year after year, La Mar de Músicas offers a wide range of exhibitions, film and literary workshops that transform the city of Cartagena in a livel

y forum.

In 2011, Italy is the country chosen by the organization. For the space of about a month, the port city will be made by the Italian world through its great figures. La Mar de Músicas, 2011 also contain a wide range of other world music, a trip around the world through its sounds, in this city by the Mediterranean with a rich archaeological heritage and natural.

Among the major claims of La Mar de Músicas 2011 found the drummer for The Police, Stewart Copeland on The Night of the Taranta, the legendary reggae group Third World, the cosmopolitan Afro Celt Sound System, Italian singer Gianmaria Testa, Gino Paoli, Brazilians Adriana Calcanhotto and Gilberto Gil, the young stars of Italian song Carmen Consoli and Zilli Nina and the great lady of soul Mavis Staples are part of the programming this year.

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