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26 August 2021

When was Opera invented?

La Traviata, Aida, Norma are just a few of the most famous Opera titles. However, while listening to them, have you ever thought about when and […]
26 August 2021

10 most famous Italian songs

Oh, Italians…irremediable lovers of singing! They have exported their culture around the world, leaving indelible traces of music. Indeed, there are some songs that are known […]
23 August 2021

Sziget Festival, it’s not just about music

What would you say to an entire week of non-stop music in the beautiful Hungarian capital, in the center of Europe? And what if there was […]
11 August 2021

Kurt Cobain’s home is now a landmark and soon you’ll be able to visit it

A tour round Kurt Cobain’s house would be many rock music lover’s dream, and soon it could come true as plans are underway to turn the […]
23 May 2021

Italy wins 65th Eurovision Song Contest as Europe unites on one stage

Itay won the 65th Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Zitti e buoni” performed by Måneskin. It’s the 3rd win for Italy who last triumphed in […]
11 May 2021

Broadway is coming back in September

New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on May 5th that Broadway theaters will be allowed to open their doors as of September 14th. The news came […]
30 April 2021

Let the celebrations begin: 100 years of Toots Thielemans

On Thursday the 29th of April 2021, Belgium celebrated the 99th birthday of Toots Thielemans, exactly one year before his 100th birthday, which will not go […]
21 April 2021

TikTok star Shina Novalinga is helping to bring back Inuit throat singing

After being forced into near-extinction by colonists and missionaries, the tradition of Inuit throat singing has gradually been brought back, and TikTok star Shina Novalinga is […]
14 April 2021

NexTus: a new way to attend a classical music concert in Covid times

How can we participate in a classical music concert in a period where concert halls, opera houses and all public places are not available because of […]
9 April 2021

New Excelsior Pass meant to facilitate entry to concerts and events in New York State

The government of New York State has launched a new digital vaccine pass to try to restart activities in large venues such as concerts, sport games, […]
18 March 2021

10 songs that bring back memories of my travels

They say your sense of smell is directly linked to memory, but I can’t be the only one who finds certain songs transport me to another […]
15 March 2021

Traditional musical instruments of Kazakhstan

Kyui is a Kazakh word that refers to traditional music compositions normally performed by soloists using traditional instruments. In ancient times, musical instruments were widely used […]
5 November 2020

Jazzing in Dinant: The birthplace of the saxophone

Imagine a world without the music of John Coltrane or Charlie “Bird” Parker. Imagine Tom Jobim’s “The Girl from Ipanema” without the lush sounds of Stan […]
5 August 2020

Rebellions during COVID-19: raves and parties

Despite the lockdown and the ban of mass gatherings, many people across Europe have been going to raves and block parties. Now the question is: what’s […]
4 August 2020

What are music festivals doing to survive the Covid-19 era?

Despite the impact that Covid-19 has had on large gatherings, many music festivals are finding alternative solutions for people who long for music. Tomorrowland festival in […]
15 July 2020

Live streaming in Brussels to support the music sector in Covid-19 times

The Brussels music scene is going through a crisis never experienced before. To support it, visit.brussels, Le Botanique and Kiosk Radio are launching artist residences and […]
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