Sagrario Luna, author of Fela Kuti, indomitable spirit, and DJ Floro, Sonideros-Radio 3, both founders of the Association with Javi AfrobeatProject Zarco, today presented the first biography in Spanish Nigerian musician.

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The event consists of an oral presentation by the author, which will show a profile of the Nigerian musician as a compressed history, musically illustrated by Dj Floro, of approximately one hour. The presentation will be accompanied by projected images of Fela Kuti.

This activity is included within the FELABRATION, anniversary celebration of Fela Kuti the Oct. 15 meet 76, and every year since AfrobeatProject nearly a decade in line with the international call for the Afrobeat community. An activity that the African Film Festival of Cordoba wanted to accommodate within their programming.

Fela Anikulapo-Kuti died in 1997 by a derived complication of AIDS. More than a million people came to pay their last respects, including some of the police and military that made his life hell.

Stimulated by the ideas of black liberation of man from Malcolm X and the Black Panthers, and the Pan-Africanism of Kwame Nkrumah, Fela created a musical style,Afrobeat; conceived the African counterculture; He founded a commune, Kalakuta Republic; a club, The Shrine; a newspaper, the News YAP, and a political party, MOP. Sufficient reason for it to be pursued.

Nearly three decades of research and documentation Sagrario Moon has used to build the first biography in Castilian on this universal musical icon Fela Kuti called. Work has been combining with advocacy groups, record labels, festivals and musical collaborations in specialized press. He had previously signed the first two biographies, also in Castilian, of The Jam and The Clash.

A Dj Floro he can be considered as a DJ without borders, both in a geographical sense, as musical. Music and Love Songs, and is not parcelarlas not separate them, but to be a transmitter of emotions, feelings, attitudes and sounds coming from the streets of any city in the world, past, present or future. It has gone through radio programs such as Radio 3 Tropic utopian, Al Son de Cacique Chain 100 or Global Beat Radio Gladys Palmera.

Currently involved in Sonideros Radio 3, every Sunday from 19.00h to 20.00h that has entered its seventh season. Your current sessions are a journey in space and time in which the concept of premium Songs, with a mixture of sounds and electronic elements, afrobeat, asian, Brazil, Africa, Cuba, funk, drum ‘n’ bass, balkan, jazz, boogaloo, reggae, hip hop, latin … From the Roots to the cables.

What: African Film Festival of Cordoba
Where: Andalusian Film, Arabic House, Vimcorsa

Dates: 15 to October 19, 2014

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