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Maurice Kirya
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Maurice Kirya

Two years after winning the RFI Découvertes award, Ugandan singer Maurice Kirya unveils the expression of his artistic musings with The Book of Kirya, a soul album bearing snippets of Africa.

Kirya’s African journey

Kirya’s African journey

From Libreville to Bobo Dioulasso, via Douala, Accra and Cotonou and other places, the Ugandan singer Maurice Kirya has been continuing the African tour he started one month ago. The winner of the 2010 RFI Découvertes award has been giving RFI Musique his impressions of the trip.

Maurice Kirya under Malabo’s charm

Maurice Kirya under Malabo’s charm

The winner of the 2010 RFI Découvertes award, Maurice Kirya, has just commenced the first part of a tour that will take him and his musicians to fourteen countries in Africa with 22 concerts in under two months. The Ugandan singer shared his travelling impressions with RFI Musique.

Maurice Kirya, bridging cultures

Maurice Kirya, bridging cultures

There are just a few days until his performance in N'Djamena, Chad, on 6 November as part of RFI’s special operation, but Maurice Kirya, recent winner of the Prix Découvertes 2010, already has a long career behind him. Today, the Ugandan singer acts as a bridge between Western and African cultures. And entertains us all in the process. Portrait.

 

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