Monthly Archives: July 2011

“Irish musicians Liam O’Maonlaí and Paddy Keenan embark on a musical adventure to the Heart of Africa; Mali. Travelling over 3,000 miles they meet and collaborate with everyone from legendary musicians (Afel Bocoum, Toumani Diabaté) to Nomadic Herders, culminating in a unique performance at the world’s most remote musical festival; The ‘Festival au Desert’.” -


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July 1, 2011 · 7:43 pm

I ni ce! N togo Meena…

My name is Meena, and I am going to be a foreign-exchange student in Mali beginning on September 7th, through the U.S. State Department’s YES Abroad Program. I will be staying with a family and going to school in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, for the first five months of my senior year.

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