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November 1-6 2018 Asia Jazzmandu Kathmandu, Nepal www.jazzmandu.org

November 8-11 2018 Europe Le Guess Who? Utrecht, Netherlands From Holland to the world This city-wide celebration of global sounds offers musical boundary crossing across a wide range of venues including theatres, churches and even warehouses. Previous line-ups have included Junun, Amadou & Mariam, Stella Chiweshe and Elza Soares. Utrecht is a city of historical note, with a medieval centre and expansive canal system; its 14th-century bell

Utrecht, Netherlands From Holland to the world This city-wide celebration of global sounds offers musical boundary crossing across a wide range of venues including theatres, churches and even warehouses. Previous line-ups have included Junun, Amadou & Mariam, Stella Chiweshe and Elza Soares. Utrecht is a city of historical note, with a medieval centre and expansive canal system; its 14th-century bell tower is definitely worth a visit – the tallest in the country. www.leguesswho.com

November 8-17 2018 Middle East Jerusalem International Oud Festival Jerusalem, Israel A meditation on the oud Facing out towards the Tower of David, the 19th-century cultural centre Confederation House hosts events throughout the year. This winter celebration of the oud, Arabic music and the Asian subcontinent has an exciting programme. This year sees Karnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam perform, and a special performance in memory of Iraqi singer Salima Murad. confederationhouse.org

November 17-18 2018 Europe La Zampogna Formia, Italy www.lazampogna.it

NovemberDecember 2018, dates tbc Americas Choro Jazz Festival Fortaleza & Jericoacoara, Brazil facebook.com/ChoroJazz

December 2018, dates tbc Middle East Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival Beirut, Lebanon Arabic musical excursions Lebanon’s nascent yet vastly exciting Beirut & Beyond

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