The Afro-Cuban Ensemble draws on drumming, dancing and singing traditions from Cuba.

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Concerts are cancelled from audience until 10.1.2021 due to restrictions related to the corona situation.

The Afro-Cuban Ensemble draws on drumming, dancing and singing traditions from Cuba to create music driven by infectious grooves and joyful melodies. Regardless of the dark winter days, this music will bring sunshine to your heart!

Led by Vili Mustalampi together with Tero Bombero Rantanen and students from the Global Music Department.

Further information: Janne Ikäheimo

Global Fest 9.–11.12.2020

Global Fest 2020 is the 5th edition of an annual festival featuring students, teachers, alumni and special guests representing Sibelius Academy’s Global Music Department. The festival embraces cultural and sonic diversity, aiming to cultivate intercultural dialogue, understanding and collaboration through music and the arts. Expect a feast of dynamic, innovative and inspiring concerts, workshops and pop up events featuring performers from around the world celebrating the diversity of our planet.

This year’s festival highlights the amazing Women of the Global Music Department from around the world. Featuring performers Aruba, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Mozambique, Portugal, Russia, Sápmi, Serbia, Spain and Tanzania.


10.12.2020 at 16:30 – 17:15


Helsinki Music Centre, Sibelius Academy

Töölönlahdenkatu 16

00100 Helsinki

Helsinki Music Centre’s Ground Foyer, Sibelius Academy


Free admission.

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