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Volunteer Call Out For 2019 Festival

Volunteer Call Out For 2019 Festival

What is an Oyé Rep? Each year, an enormous amount of effort goes into ensuring that the festival takes place. Due to the ever-growing popularity of the event this is becoming increasingly challenging. That is where you come in! The role…

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Take part in our Wellbeing survey!

Take part in our Wellbeing survey!

Our friends at Liverpool Mental Health Consortium have put together a quick survey to find out more about festival audiences and their wellbeing. If you have a spare 2 or 3 minutes we’d greatly appreciate you filling it out by…

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Oye 2017 Spotify Playlist

Oye 2017 Spotify Playlist

Follow our Africa Oye 2017 Spotify playlist and listen to the international artists featured in our 25th Anniversary Festival line-up. The playlist includes top tracks from Mokoomba, Max Romeo, Bonga and more. Just log in to your Spotify account and get…

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Oye 2017: Security Update

Oye 2017: Security Update

Given recent events both in the local area and the terrorist attacks nationally, Merseyside Police have conducted a review of the policing plans for Africa Oye. There is no intelligence to suggest there will be any further attacks nationally or…

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Anwar Ali & Dave Owen

Anwar Ali & Dave Owen

Oyé Introduces: Anwar Ali & Dave Owen Sunday 18th June 2017 Anwar Ali originally comes from the Bajuni islands off the coast of East Africa. He moved to the UK as a refugee. Anwar plays the oud, a Middle Eastern…

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Nutribe & Butcha B

Nutribe & Butcha B

Oyé Introduces: Nutribe & Butcha B Saturday 17th June 2017 Nutribe & Butcha B come to the festival as part of COLLECTA, self-described as ‘da wickedest’ multi-disciplinary arts collective in the UK’, creating works of music, dance, photography, film and…

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Bonga

Bonga

Bonga (Angola) Saturday 17th June 2017 Bonga, who first played Oyé in 2011 is one of the most successful artists in his country’s history. His music has been the soundtrack to Angola’s struggle for independence, its civil war and is…

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