02.06.2012 12.Siwan. 5772 Nasso
An award-winning Congo-based band of disabled street musicians is the closing act of the Israel Festival.
The cliché about artists suffering for their art applies to Ricky Lickabu, Coco Ngambali and their merry band of fellow troubadours more than most. Lickabu, Ngambali et al comprise Staff Benda Bilili, a group of street musicians from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who will perform in the closing slot of this year’s Israel Festival on June 14….