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: c 2007 08 28 1303797.htm publisher 红网综合 accessdate 20 December 2013 language Chinese date 2007-08-28 Arts In the 17th century, folk music from Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces began influencing the popular music scene in Changde's Yuan and Li river district. A unique style of theatrical folk music called Changde Sixian ( ; lit. "Changde strings") evolved from this combination. It includes short expressive sections of lyrics spoken


for the development of makossa. Post-independence in 1960, a local variant on palm wine music called assiko was popular, especially Jean Bikoko and Dikoume Bernard. Les Têtes Brulées remained the country's most well known musical export, especially after accompanying the Cameroonian soccer team to the World Cup (Football World Cup) in 1990 in Italy and 1994 in the United States. A new wave of bikutsi artists arose in the early 190s, including Les Martiens (formed by Les Têtes Brulées bassist Atebass) and the sexually themed roots singer Katino Ateba ("Ascenseur: le secret de l'homme") and Douala singer Sissi Dipoko ("Bikut-si Hit") as well as a resurgence of old performers like Sala Bekono. Bikutsi's international renown continued to grow, and the song "Proof" from Paul Simon's ''Rhythm of the Saints'', released to mainstream promotion and success in 1990, gained yet more renown from international audiences. Vincent Nguini also contributed guitar arrangements and performance to Simon's ''Rhythm of the Saints'', which became an influential world music album, introducing many North American listeners to the wide range of instrumentation and genres. August * August 30 – While taxiing out for takeoff at Douala International Airport outside Douala, Cameroon, Cameroon Airlines Flight 786, a Boeing 737-2H7C (Boeing 737) with 116 people on board, suffers an uncontained compressor failure (Turbine engine failure) in its number two engine which starts a fire. All on board evacuate the plane, although the fire kills two of them after they exit the cabin. The aircraft is destroyed. - DLA FKKD Douala Airport Douala, Cameroon - * Dakar, Senegal * Douala, Cameroon * Elizabeth (Elizabeth, New Jersey), New Jersey, United States birth_date wikipedia:Douala Commons:Category:Douala

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: Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve Environmental Information Database Popular music Cambodian pop music, or modern music (jamrieng samai), is divided into two categories: ramvong and ramkbach. Ramvong is slow dance music, while ramkbach is closely related to Thai folk music (music of Thailand). In the province Siem Reap, a form of music called Kantrum has become popular; originating among the Khmer Surin in Thailand, kantrum is famous


female musical celebrity, Fanta Damba. Damba and other Bamana (and Maninka) musicians in cities like Bamako are known throughout the country for a style of guitar music called Bajourou (named after an 18th century song glorifying ancient king Tutu Jara). Bamana djembe ("djembe" is a French approximation of the Maninka word, with correct English phonetic approximation: jenbe) drumming has become popular since the mid-1990s throughout the world. It is a traditional


is Ilha do Cabo, home to an accordion and harmonica-based style of music called rebita. AUF members who have served in the Pan African Parliament include Dr. Amani Walid Kabourou from Tanzania, Chrispin Mwitila Shumina from Zambia, and Loyce Bwambale from Uganda. Other influential supporters of the AUF include Dr. André Action Diakité Jackson (André A. Jackson), who is an AUF National Committee Member


tunes and is also influenced by Hindi music. The music albums are produced by many popular Bhutanese male and female singers not only in Rigsar music but also in traditional folk songs and religious songs. Four music CDs of religious folk music, called the 'Tibetan Buddhist Rites' released by the monasteries with a recording sung by a ''manip'' (a traveling ascetic) that reminisces the arrival of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in Bhutan in the 17th century is popular. ref name "Brown


plays mix of all types of music called crossover. Located in the neighbor town of Yumbo not far from Cali. * '''Tin Tin Deo''' is a very comfortable and almost magic place where people can enjoy the classic salsa music and other Caribbean rhythms. *

Porto Alegre

Baixa '''Cidade Baixa''' is an old neighborhood, filled with historical buildings and oldfashioned mansions. Most of the popular and cheap bars are located in Lima e Silva Street; they are the traditional ''xis'' (cheeseburgers) places, such as ''Speed'' and ''Cavanhas''. In República Street, pubs and bars are fancier and more expensive too. Inside the old mansions of João Alfredo Street, several dance clubs party every night. The places are perfect to dance Brazilian popular music (called ''MPB'') and samba. * WikiPedia:Porto Alegre commons:Porto Alegre

French Polynesia

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and instrumentation—such as the zez and the bom (known in Brazil as berimbau), European contredanse, polka and mazurka, French folk and pop, sega (sega music) from Mauritius and Réunion, taarab, soukous and other pan-African genres, and Polynesian, Indian and Arcadian music. A form of percussion music called contombley is popular, as is Moutya, a fusion of native folk rhythms with Kenyan benga (benga music). Kontredans (based on European contredanse

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