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Nynke

Dutch singer Nynke (Nynke Laverman) performs her London debut at LSO St Lukes. Nynke, whose music is influenced by fado and flamenco, sings in Frisian, the language spoken only in the northern part of the Netherlands – and has a beautiful, almost hypnotic voice. Part of the Barbican’s Transcender Festival. London, UK (4 October 2013) …

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March of the beekeepers

Protest by beekeepers and members of the public against DEFRA minister Owen Paterson’s opposition to a proposed EU ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which many leading scientists (including those on the House of Commons’ own Environmental Audit Committee) believe is killing bees in alarming numbers. The protest was organised by Avaaz, 38 Degrees …

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La Linea Festival (3) – Ana Moura

Acclaimed fado singer Ana Moura, performing live at the Barbican, part of the La Linea Festival, London, UK (20 April 2013). One of the most hypnotically beautiful voices I’ve ever heard. Click here to license these images and for more photos of Ana Moura at the Barbican. D700 + 70-200/2.8 Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No …

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La Linea Festival (2) – Buika

The outstanding flamenco singer Buika, performing at the Union Chapel in Islington, part of the La Linea Festival, London, UK (18 April 2013). The daughter of political refugees from Equatorial Guinea, Buika grew up in a gypsy neighbourhood in Majorca. Her album El Ultimo Trago won a Latin Grammy Award, her unforgettable, smoky voice featured …

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