Preview: Femina Del Fuego – Fundraising Festival, Facebook Live Stream (Saturday 13th June 2020)


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CALLING ALL FIERCE WOMXN and lovers of! Led and curated by one of our own DJ Sophie Darling, Rhythm Passport will be hosting a full day streaming festival on Saturday 13th June inspired by Sophie’s podcast series: Femina Del Fuego – Fundraiser Festival. Femina is Latin for Feminine and we’ve called on those with the most burnin’ of fires! 

All money raised from this fiesta will be donated to Sisters of Change, a charity right on the edge of fighting violence against women and children particularly those of BIPOC, in the UK and across the world.

We have a line-up of the best female acts inspiring the funkiest, jazziest and sexiest of grooves. You can expect to tune into artists such as Jelly Cleaver. Cleaver is rated to be the next shaker on the jazz scene to be making her mark in South London, with an eclectic style, she does jazz meets punk. As well as music and DJ’s, some contributors will be talking about their experiences, whilst introducing personally powerful tracks – stunning musicians such as Amira Kheir who’s courageous blend of East African rhythms mixes with North African soundscapes, will provide the backdrop for her ‘Chat’s n Tune’s’ session.

You can expect live kick-ass punk vibes from around the world influences such as African, Latin, South-London, Caribbean, European influences throughout the day as we celebrate the collective voice and power of WOMXN spreading love through music. Other “femina” sharing their talents cannot be missed: Shunaji, Plumm, Feed, Margot, Rebecca Vasmant, Jess Bernardo, Mafalda, Let Drum Beat, Colectiva.

There will also be sessions of spoken word, such as ‘Rae’, and DJs to keep the electronic beats going late into the night, with more artists including Tenesha The Wordsmith, Yassassin, Yi-Jia, Los Bitchos, Edna Martinez, DJ Ritu, DJ Flavya, Coco Maria. There is simply too much talent and energy to write about here so your only choice is to TUNE IN.  Also, check out the Femina del Fuego festival special mix below that highlights just SOME of the talent Saturday offers.

 

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