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Toulouse goes Latin!

Every summer the city of Toulouse (31 Haut-Garonne, Occitanie) holds a world music festival, and for 2017 the focus is on the Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Zanzibar etc) – 14 – 17 June  2018

logo“Relive the best moments of the festival, from its inception in 2005 when it was called Garonne today, Rio Loco promises for 20 years a major retrospective and a trip on the world’s rivers, the Ebro, the Arno, Mississippi, Volga, Nile, the Rio Plata, Danube, Ganges …

Rio Loco attempts to reflect the variety and the artistic wealth of the invited country through a program where famous artists mix with young talents.
With 150 000 festival-goers in 2006 for Senegal, Rio Loco invites everyone for its latest edition in a park on the banks of the Garonne river: open-air concerts, youth public performances, cinema, visual arts, gastronomy and craft “village”. During the month of June, Toulouse will also live at the Spanish rate with exhibitions, performances, concerts, danse, readings, projections, afters… in all the city within around fifty cultural structures associated to the festival.”

The festival  provides yet another good reason for visiting this vibrant city – for more info see:-
Toulouse Tourism Office

Rio Loco website for full details of events

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