Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra

Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra

It took 20 years to this self-taught group of musicians, formed by a church band, to evolve into the first philharmonic group in Central Africa and the only all-black orchestra on the planet ! In Congo, by its presence, the music is powerful. In religious...
GUS, the interview

GUS, the interview

Hamaji Magazine went to meet for its readers the musician and artist GUS. Open-hearted interview… I’m 26 years old. I was born in Paris. I have two brothers and two sisters. Music has been a part of my life since childhood. Travelling as well, in Europe or...
Stone Town, at the crossroads between worlds

Stone Town, at the crossroads between worlds

They say that “in order to know a city, you first have to learn to get lost in it”. Stone Town, the “ville de Pierre” in the heart of Zanzibar City, was probably built to support that proverb. In the labyrinth of its alleys, we discover a...
Meeting the people of the Rift Valley

Meeting the people of the Rift Valley

2005. On the way to the Serengeti, I stumbled upon a group of Maasai along the road. I was intrigued by their slender silhouette, their beauty and colours. A few months later, I decided to spend a week in one of their villages. As the most famous tribe of East Africa,...
KYOTO ZEN IN WINTER

KYOTO ZEN IN WINTER

HEAR KYOTO, AND YOUR IMAGINATION GOES RUNNING WITH CHERRY BLOSSOM, GEISHAS, JAPANESE GARDENS AND TEMPLES. THE CITY, JUST OVER AN HOUR DRIVE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OF OSAKA IS ONE OF THE MOST VISITED SITES IN JAPAN. Most will want to visit the city in April for...