Bristol keeping Somali culture ‘alive’ through music

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BRISTOL- An internationally-renowned artist is using music to help connect the Somali youth to their cultural identity.

Mohammed BK, who aims to connect Somalis in Bristol with their heritage, has been confirmed for the Somali Week Festival, in 2020.

He has been described as “the only artist to ever appeal to younger Somali people, making him unique”.

The annual festival includes music, literature and history events.

Mohammed BK, who has also been named as “cultural ambassador” for the Somali community, was sponsored by the UK’s Somaliland Ambassador to visit Bristol on 16 November, where he was welcomed by more than 300 people.

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