Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

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Entertainment Schedule

2014 Market Entertainment Schedule is forthcoming

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Mamadou Kelly and Alpha Sankara (Hama) by Paul Chandler

Here’s a glimpse of this past Market’s entertainment in 2013.

Celebrating 10 years of bringing the world together: The International Folk Art Market and ¡Globalquerque! present the Festival-au-Desert: Caravan for Peace Concert, featuring Mamadou Kelly, Tartit and Imharhan at The Lensic on July 10th.

Returning as Folk Art Market favorites are Tradison (Cuba) and the West African Highlife Band (from Nigeria, but now live in the US).  Add to the entertainment -  Ihhashi Elimhlophe (South Africa), multi-talented Market artists, Randrianomanana Mandimbihery Roger and Randriamanantena Edmond (Madagascar), Jalol Avliyakulov (Uzbekistan) and Aldar Tamdyn (Tuva), as well as local favorites to create a unique cultural experience.

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International Folk Art Market and ¡Globalquerque! present:

Festival-au-Desert: Caravan for Peace Concert

Wednesday, July 10, 7:30 pm, Tickets $25 to $40. Seating is limited.  The Lensic Performing Arts Center

US debut of the touring festival in exile featuring world-renowned Malian musicians Mamadou Kelly, Tartit, and Imharhan.

This event is made possible through a Lensic Community Sponsorship and support from World Women Work.

WAHB-thmbLast Year  Thursday, July 11th at The Railyard

West African Highlife Band ((from Nigeria, but now live in the US) and Ihhashi Elimhlophe (South Africa), as well as a trio of Redona-playing-the-valiha-250festival craft aritsts: Randrianomanana Mandimbihery Roger and Randriamanantena Edmond (Madagascar), Jalol Avliyakulov (Uzbekistan) and Aldar Tamdyn (Tuva). Thursday is free to the public at the Railyard – come dance and celebrate with the Market Artists!

Special thanks to event sponsors Los Alamos National Bank, SantaFe.com, and Whole Foods Market

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Returning for the 10th Anniversary, direct from Cuba – TradiSon (Cuba). This band specializes in the musical form son, a combination of Afro-Cuban rhythms and Spanish melody. The group was formed with the goal of presenting the best Cuban musical roots, incluing guaracha, guajira, bolero and more. TradiSon are the heirs to the mantle of the Buena Social Club, playing traditional music from the 30s and 40s.

Generous support provided by Donna and Robert Bruni and Thornburg Investment Management

Last Year  Saturday and Sunday, July 13 & 14 at the International Folk Roger-thmbArt Market

Saturday: Tradison and the South African group Ihhashi Elimhlophe, as well as Market artists and locals.

Sunday: West African Highlife band, South African group Ihhashi Elimhlophe, as well as Market artists and locals.

Last Year  Market Weekend Detailed Schedule

SATURDAY, July 13

7:00 to 9:00 am   Mario Reynolds (Andean Flute) ongoing

9:00 to 9:15 am   Alba Rosa Sepúlveda Tapia and Wilfredo Ariagada (Chile)

9:20 to 9:35 am  Jalol Avliyakulov (Uzbekistan)

10:00 to 11:00 am  Ihhashi Elimhlophe (South Africa)

11:10 to 11:30 am   Edmond Randriamanantena and Roger Randrianomanana (Madagascar)

11:45 am to 12:30 pm   Rumelia Balkan Music (from Santa Fe)

12:45 to 1:15 pm   Aldar Tamdyn (Tuva)

1:45 to 3:00 pm  Tradison (Cuba)

3:30 to 4:30 pm  Mala Maña (Afro-Colombian inspired music)

WORKSHOPS, SATURDAY, July 14

Museum of International Folk Art – Auditorium

Explore musical traditions with main stage artists in an intimate setting, in the museum auditorium. Free admission.

11:00 am to noon  West African Highlife Band

2:00 to 3:00 pm  Aldar Tamdyn, Tuvan Throat Singing

SUNDAY, July 14

10:00 to 10:20 am  Dancers and Musicians from Wat Buddhamongkolnimit Temple (Thailand)

10:30 to 10:45 am  Alba Rosa Sepúlveda Tapia and Wilfredo Ariagada (Chile)

10:50 to 11:10 am  Edmond Randriamanantena and Roger Randrianomanana (Madagascar)

11:15 to 11:30 am  Jalol Avliyakulov (Uzbekistan)

11:30 to 11:45 am  Quang Minh Buddhist Youth Lion Dance Team (Vietnam)

12:00 to 1:00 pm  Ihhashi Elimhlophe (South Africa)

1:20 to 1:40 pm  Aldar Tamdyn (Tuva)

2:00 to 3:00 pm  West African Highlife Band

3:30 to 4:30 pm  Encuentro

The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, a non-profit organization, produces the largest international folk art market in the world, and our success led to Santa Fe’s designation as a UNESCO City of Folk Art.