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Back2Black Festival tickets to be won

Three days of live music with an eclectic line up of over twenty African, Brazilian & international artists across 3 stages, including host Gilberto Gil. Featuring Macy Gray, Roots Manuva, Hugh Masekela, Jorge Ben Jor, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, Toumani Diabate, Fatoumata Diawara & many more... Plus talks and debates with leading writers and thinkers including Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Paulo Lins, author of City of God; workshops, craft market, Brazilian & African food and drink available throughout. 29 June - 1 July 2012 Old Billingsgate Market, London, EC3 UK. All you have to do for a chance to win one of three pairs of Saturday tickets is send an email with 'Back2Black' in the subject heading to [email protected] and your name could be pulled out of a virtual hat on 28.06.12.

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27 June 2012

Three days of live music with an eclectic line up of over twenty African, Brazilian & international artists across 3 stages, including host Gilberto Gil. Featuring Macy Gray, Roots Manuva, Hugh Masekela, Jorge Ben Jor, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, Toumani Diabate, Fatoumata Diawara & many more... Plus talks and debates with leading writers and thinkers including Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Paulo Lins, author of City of God; workshops, craft market, Brazilian & African food and drink available throughout. 29 June - 1 July 2012 Old Billingsgate Market, London, EC3 UK. All you have to do for a chance to win one of three pairs of Saturday tickets is send an email with 'Back2Black' in the subject heading to [email protected] and your name could be pulled out of a virtual hat on 28.06.12.

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