On friday Oodi will be serving as the platform for a movie screening and musical performances. Sokkotreffit is a short movie by Max Ovaskan which was shot in the infamous Next Century barbershop. After the movie follows a short discussion and a break, after which MC’s Nana Adwoa and Arista Florence take the stage to introduce nine world music artists. Performing are Mwalimu Chiwalala, Ike Chime, Amambra Union, Asantemam Union, Super Soleil Du Benin, Solo Dancer, ODEE, Brazil Capoeira and Kpalogo Yede.
After the final football match on saturday, Next Century week is wrapped up in an after party in Bites Backyard. Performing are Cavallini & Shrty, Specks, Nisa and other artists to be confirmed closer to the event.
Friday 19.7, Helsinki Central Library Oodi
17.30-18.30 Filming of “Sokkotreffit” and discussion
19.00-20.00 Musical performance exhibiting world music from nine different artists/groups
Saturday 20.7, Bites Backyard
17.00 Doors open
22.00 – 04.00 After party