Laura Pyrrö as a scholarship artist in Benin

In February soprano Laura Pyrrö starts her five-week-long scholarship artist period in the Finnish-African artist residency Villa Karo!

Villa Karo is located in the town Grand Popo, right by the Gulf of Guinea, Benin. The role of Villa Karo is to act as a mediator between Finnish and African artists and cultural actors. The first residents arrived in the cultural centre year 2000 and nowadays it accomodates approximately 30 artists per year.

Besides her indepent work Pyrrö will also perform in a concert in Villa Karo on Saturday, March the 3rd.

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