Episode #6 - Ranger (Burundi) Part 1
March 10, 2017 06:56 AM PST
In Part 1 of Episode #6, Ranger Iradukunda introduces us to his hometown of Bujumbura, Burundi, teaches us how to outrun a hippo and reveals the best date spot in Burundi.
Part 1 features music from the world-famous Royal Drummers of Burundi. Check out some of their video clips on YouTube if you like what you hear!Episode #6 - Ranger (Burundi) Part 2
March 10, 2017 07:03 AM PST
In Part 2 of Episode #6, Ranger speaks about the conflict in Burundi that led his family to leave and how he ended up in Cedar City, UT in the middle of a frigid winter. He also tells us about the journey that took him through Rwanda, Moldova, Pennsylvania and finally Las Vegas on his way to Southern Utah University.
Part 2 features the song "Nitafanya" from Burundian R&B artist Kidumu feat. Lady Jay Dee. Check it out on YouTube here:
March 10, 2017 07:12 AM PST
In Part 3 of Episode #6, Ranger talks about the origin of his nickname "Wambi", describes getting used to having fast food everywhere and tells us of an old Burundian way to tell if someone is stealing your wife!
Part 3 features a Burundian song called "Ngwiza" about women's love for their mothers and children. Shout out to all the strong women out there!
March 03, 2017 02:49 PM PST
In Episode #5, Tiago Costa stops by the studio and talks about popular surf spots in Portugal, the fresh seafood and good wine he misses so dearly and reveals the one mistake you should never make around a Portuguese person. Check it out!
This episode features three songs from noteworthy Portuguese artists:
Intro and Outro song:
Please check these artists out on Spotify if you like what you hear!Episode #4 - Rui (Japan)
February 25, 2017 12:41 PM PST
In Episode #4, Rui Tsuchiyama tells us about the natural beauty of Japan, discusses the challenges of self-expression in the US classroom and describes some popular Japanese delicacies most Americans will find extremely bizarre.
Intro and break music: "After Image" by toe
Check out their music on Spotify here:
February 18, 2017 11:10 AM PST
In Episode #3, Newman Kante tell us about his home village in Northern Mali, his challenges adjusting to a country with "closed doors" and his secret to flashing a great smile. Hint: listening to Newman in this episode is really all you'll needEpisode #2 - Ahmed "Afro" (Saudi Arabia)
February 10, 2017 09:52 AM PST
In Episode #2, Ahmed "Afro" Almuhaidili touches on his distinctive hairstyle, good Saudi eats and the wonders of fresh camel's milk. He also describes the anxiety he felt when he found out he'd be leaving Saudi Arabia and provides listeners with some thoughts on the current climate in the United States.Episode #1 - Jessica (Italy)
February 03, 2017 09:27 AM PST
In Episode #1, Jessica Mancuso tells us about her hometown of Capriata d'Orba, dishes on the best Italian food in Cedar City, sets the listeners straight on Nutella's origins and takes a stab at "Utah town or Netflix movie".
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