Nights for Tuesday 12 November 2013
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Scandanavian Sea Legs
A Scandinavian and Russian sojourn that includes and overnight ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm, with John McCaskey.
Gallery: Scandanavian Sea Legs
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Global Neighbours - Palestine
Freelance journalist Nida' Tuma reporting from Ramallah in the West Bank of the Palestinian territories. An independent report suggests that PLO leader Yasser Arafat's death in 2004 was due to poisoning by polonium.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The TED Radio Hour Africa -The Next Chapter
There are many stereotypes about Africa: that it's a place of conflict, of disease, war and famine. Or that it's a single place rather than a continent of 54 distinct countries. We'll engage with thinkers and doers who are constructing new realities for their respective countries and for the African continent a whole. Drawing on three TED talks: Can We Build A Better Understanding Of Africa? Patrick Awuah: How Can Education Improve African Leadership? Andrew Mwenda: Is Foreign Aid Harming Africa?
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Womad Taranaki 2013 - Fly My Pretties and the Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Over three days in March 2013, the Womad Festival brought a rich mix of musical and cultural flavours from around the globe to Taranaki. Radio NZ National was on hand to record the performances and talk to the performers.
Featuring a performance by Wellington big band Fly My Pretties and a line-up of guest vocalists including Eva Prouse, Amiria Grenell, Age Pryor, Ria Hall and Barnaby Weir. Set to a stunning visual backdrop, Fly My Pretties presented a show that is just that – entertainment par excellence! Also in this programme is a performance by the Melbourne Ska Orchestra, a 28-piece big band who impressed with their infectious brand of visual showmanship as well as their repertoire drawn from the roots of Ska.