First Kuduro International Conference held in Luanda (Angola)
The first Kuduro International Conference was held in Luanda (Angola) at the Nacional Cine-Teatro from 23 - 25 May 2012. Kuduro, the popular electronic music and dance from Angola, was the subject of three days of paper presentations, followed by a lively exchange between kuduro singers, dancers, industry figures and researchers from Angola, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Great Britain, Portugal and the US. The supporting programme included kuduro performances and networking events within the kuduro industry as well as excursions to studios and shows. The conference was organized by Angela Barros (Luanda), Jó Kindanje (Luanda) and Stefanie Alisch (Berlin / BIGSAS Bayreuth).