ThisWorldMusic Blog

Ghana National Dance Ensemble Plays Nmani

About Nmani Today’s post features a beautiful rendition of Nmani, a calabash musical interlude from the Northern Region of Ghana, played here by the world renowned Ghana National Dance Ensemble at an exclusive performance for participants on...

How To Fund Your Ghana Trip

The summer months have always been a great time for teachers to explore their interests, learn more about the world and deepen their teaching practice. And there’s no better way to spend those two months of freedom than traveling the world. Since travel costs...
Spiced Fried Plantain Recipe: Kelewele (Ghana)

Spiced Fried Plantain Recipe: Kelewele (Ghana)

Plantains are popular in Ghana as a snack or side dish. Though related to bananas, plantains are much starchier and far less sweet, and are therefore usually eaten cooked. Plantains can be baked, boiled, fried, pounded or dried and milled into flour. Probably the most...

ThisWorldMusic Visits Sarah Lawrence

ThisWorldMusic will be visiting Sarah Lawrence. Tentative schedule is as follows: Monday, October 27 (12:30-1:30 p.m.): Information session at the Sarah Lawrence International Programs Office for students interested in ThisWorldMusic’s Study in Ghana program....

Brandeis Community Drumming Workshop

Join us on Monday, November 3rd from 7:30–9:00 p.m. at Brandeis University for an evening of drumming! In partnership with Brandeis Beats, the MUSIC+RHYTHM+COMMUNITY workshop is part of an ongoing series of community drum circles facilitated by ThisWorldMusic Founder...