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Article published the Monday 08 October 2012 - Latest update : Monday 08 October 2012

Namibian singer Elemotho wins RFI-France 24 Discoveries award 2012

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By RFI

Namibian singer-songwriter Elemotho took home this year's RFI-France 24 Discoveries award...

Angélique Kidjo
 
08/10/2012
 
 

Elemotho, a singer-songwriter from the Kalahari desert, receives a cash award of 10,000 euros, a promotion package, a concert in Paris and a tour in Africa, all sponsored by the Institut Français.

The Africa tour will begin in early 2013 and fans in France can catch him in the spring.

Angélique Kidjo, the international star from Benin, is president of the jury. She says they were unanimous in choosing Elemotho out of the 10 finalists.

Elemotho on MySpace

 

tags: African music - Culture - France - France 24 - Music - Namibia - Prize - RFI
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