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 FATEA AWARDS  - Indoor Festival Of The Year 2013

Below are videos from the 2014 festival which we have to say was fairly magnificent : Thanks to everyone who contributed in so many ways.

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita   Varldens Lo'Jo  Arthur Brown

lots of other footage by Peter Simmonds here

 review from Northern Sky

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Robert Maseko

Our patron and one of the finest ambassadors of African music based in the UK

Reem Kelani

The singer who in Musicport 2006 gave us one of the most memorable performances at the festival.

Misty in Roots

Brought Rasta consciousness to the UK punk scene in the late 70's. Their only UK appearance was at Musicport 2009

Justin Adams 1512
Juldeh Camara 1422
Nitin Sawhney

Nitin Sawhney is not only a classically-trained pianist and flamenco guitarist but also a cutting-edge DJ and producer.

Carmen Souza

Carmen Souza creates a new and unique sound in her ancestors' dialect, Creole.

Abdullah Chhadeh

The Arab worlds most innovative ganun player.

Mad Professor Ariwa Posse 1279
Les Quatre Etoiles

This Congolese supergroup of musicians have been dubbed the greatest soukous band in the world.

Banco de Gaia

Presents a different spin on electronica that he uses to express his thoughts and observations on issues that he finds bewildering - like the plight of the Tibetan people.

Jim Moray

Moray's music has been described as the most significant development in folk music in the last 30 years.

Chumbawamba 1462
Malam Mamane Barka

The only living master of the biram in Niger.

Demon Barber Roadshow 1406
Rafiki Jazz

RAFIKI JAZZ play gloriously ambitious contemporary world music.


An exotic musical ensemble that performs music from mystic healing ceremonies and spiritual rites, along with Sudanese folk songs.

Monks of the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

Performing meditative chants, music and dance that provides a fascinating insight into the authentic Buddhist traditions of Tibet.


Highly regarded, innovative cultural ambassadors for Wales and its folk music.

Nibs van der Spuy

This South African plays spellbinding acoustic guitar with a versatility that cross-pollinates various musical styles.