From: Equator [events_at_equatorfestival_dot_com]
Sent: 28 January 2012 21:09
Subject: re- Equator Festival and WOW Festival 2012 events
Equator Festival - Spring 2012 Programme
Ashford, Whitstable, Folkestone, Chatham & London
The 2012 Equator Festival kicks off this February with a range of diverse and exciting performers displaying music and styles from Africa, Middle East, Spain, India and Australia.
This year it is even bigger and better with a new Classical Music series featuring the acclaimed guitarist Craig Ogden and the Classic Buskers, with their very innovative sound. In addition, March sees the launch of our WOW - Women of the World Festival, celebrating Women's History Month with female artists from around the world.
To open the Equator Festival, we have no one better than the celebrated Classic FM guitarist, Craig Ogden (Feb 24th).
In March, we have the pleasure to present the Jerusalem-born Middle Eastern singer, Mor Karbasi (Mar 16th) and the Cape Verdean/African songstress Carmen Souza returning to Ashford (March 31st) as part of our WOW Festival.
WOW performances in March will also include Latin music specialists Coco Xpress, and Electric Landladies, in Whitstable and in London you will be able to see Eve Pollard, Najma Akhtar, Tahmima Anam, ShivaNova, the WOW Orchestra and more.
Further performances, including a celebratory evening of gypsy dance, music with the Jaipur Maharaja Brass Band and their dancers, Gambian Sura Susso and the Flamenco guitarist, Juan Martin.
** Special Offer - "Buy a full price ticket for 2 Ashford events and get 1 ticket half-price"
There are also discounted tickets for groups of 6 or more**
We hope to see you at one of our events.
Best wishes - from the Equator team.
The EQUATOR series is supported by Arts Council England, Kent County Council, Ashford Borough Council, Shepway District Council, Kent Music, and ShivaNova