Akatswela (live at WOMAD Carlyon Bay 1989)

Eyuphuro

Eyuphuro is a Mozambican band. Their music is a combination of traditional African music and western popular music. They sing mostly in Makua, a Bantu language. The name of the band means whirlwind. ‘Akatswela’ features on their 1989 album Mama Mosambiki.

Further reading

‘Panter’ by Montparnasse Musique released on new imprint, Real World X

'Panter' combines the acoustic grit of traditional Africa with the pulse of modern Johannesburg.

WOMAD at Home presents two new online performances mixed in 360° immersive audio

These sessions follow a successful 8-part series which was broadcast in Autumn 2020.

Track of the day: ‘Habibi (A clear black line)’ by Loney dear

The song is the first new music from Sweden's Loney dear since his 2017 self-titled album.

A New Year’s Resolution for 2021: Learn to speak another language

Why you should learn another language, and where to go to learn beginner Bambara, Swahili and Urdu.