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FolkTrip

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LINGUAMADRE – A TRIBUTE TO PIERPAOLO PASOLINI

Four young musicians have been selected among the most interesting talents of the Italian folk scene for an operation of “creative archaeology”: Duo Bottasso (violin, diatonic accordion, trumpet, flute), the singer Elsa Martin, and the multi- instrumentalist and singer Davide Ambrogio. They reinterpreted Pasolini’s work in a contemporary way, without[…]

MARIA MAZZOTTA – SINGING ITALIAN TRADITION

Maria Mazzotta’s unique versatility is what makes her one of the most important voices of the music scene in the Apulia region of Italy and, more generally, of world music towards which she has an extremely respectful approach, backed by meticulous research into vocal characteristics of the area which highly differentiate the various cultures[…]

NILZA COSTA – ANCESTRAL RHYTHMS FROM BRAZIL

Nilza Costa is a Brazilian singer and songwriter born in Salvador, Bahia and her heart beats to African ancestral rhythms. In her singing traditional forms of Brazilian music and culture, such as Candomblè, Capoeira, Samba, Maculè and Cantigas de Roda, are transfigured and filtered in a striking and original way.

FLO – CLASSIC MEDITERRANEAN SONG

Singer-songwriter, theater actress and unpredictable entertainer, Flo is one of the most interesting and versatile personalities of the classic mediterranean song. Her voice is visceral and persuasive. Her songs are a rhythm that involves, a fascinating story, ritual, dance, impulses of vitality and passion. A blending between the ancient sounds[…]

LUCILLA GALEAZZI – Most famous voice of the Italian folk

Lucilla Galeazzi  One of the most important, and eclectic voices of the new Italian and European folk, is Lucilla Galeazzi: an overwhelming and delicate musical interpreter, and a passionate researcher dedicated to the rediscovery and reinterpretation of traditional music. She began to sing on the trail of research, carried out[…]

MODENA CITY RAMBLERS – COMBAT FOLK FROM ITALY TO IRELAND

Modena City Ramblers: the most important Italian band in its genre, known for the peculiar mix of folk and “world” influences with ska and rock. The band has sold more than 1.0000.000 copies of their CDs in the last 20 years. Their constant performing with huge audiences has lead the[…]

STEFANO SALETTI – MEDITERRANEAN WORLD

Multi-instrumentalist and inexhaustible composer, founder and director of the Ikona Band and of various international ensembles of world music. His polyglot music also speaks the Sabir (ancient uncoded language spoken for centuries as Esperanto of the sea people) and plays through the traditional instruments of the lands of the whole[…]