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Toumani Diabate's Symmetric Orchestra (Mali) performs at WOMAD 2008, in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on March 14, 2008. Toumani Diabate is Mali's kora virtuoso. The 21-string kora is a harp-like instrument. Some of Mr. Diabate's notable musical collaborations include recordings with american Blues legend Taj Mahal and african superstar Salif Keita. WOMAD is New Zealand's largest world music and dance festival.