Africa’s biggest music fest blares in the ‘Valley of Heaven’
08 June 2019 | 2:45 pm
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The recent passing of Jane Birkin was a reminder of just how attached French people are to la chanson française, which literally translates to "French songs" but is much more than that. Chanson française is a very distinct genre of music and is intertwined with French culture and history. Several styles of chanson française have emerged over the years, but the defining feature that ties them all together is that it's all about the words. In this episode of French Connections we take you on a musical tour of la chanson française.
As the United Nations Security Council convenes, global food insecurity takes center stage with a looming crisis threatening vulnerable populations.
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