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Violons Barbares

Violons barbares is a meeting between three musicians from Bulgaria, France and Mongolia. On the traditional Mongolian violin Morin Khur, the Bulgarian Gadulka and percussion the trio brings a refreshing mixture of their traditions both on their instruments and vocally. Most of the compositions are traditional and take you on…
karuna
May 19, 2016

Naygayiw Gigi

Our dance troupe “Naygayiw Gigi” or “Northern Thunder” hails from Bamaga, the northernmost town in Queensland, Australia. It is committed to the preservation, maintenance and revitalisation of the culture of Bamaga and SeisiaSaibailgal in the Northern Peninsula Area of Queensland. These being the people descended from the Mura Buway or…
karuna
May 19, 2016

The Thunder Beats Of Nanyang Wushu Drums

The Thunder Beats Of Nanyang Wushu Drums was launched by Nanyang Wushu Federation Of Sarawak on 1 May 1993 at 2.00pm at Sarawak Plaza in conjunction with the Nanyang Wushu Festival. It was originally called “The Thunder Beats Of Nanyang Wushu 12 Drums”. The performance of this new item comprises…
karuna
May 18, 2016

Auli

The bagpipe and drum music group Auļi was founded in 2003 in Riga, Latvia. Despite the fact that there are scarce traces left of bagpipe and drum playing traditions in Latvia, both instruments are frequently mentioned in Latvian folklore materials. Based on their own research and experience, Auļi have developed…
karuna
May 18, 2016

Dol Arastra Bengkulu

Art Association Tradition (Arastra) Bengkulu, Sumatera, was a music performing group formerly known as Sanggar Mayangsari and was establish at 1982.  In 2010, they changed their name to Arastra. Arastra is a community of music and dance artists that perform and hold workshops to teach the society their traditional art.  They…
karuna
May 9, 2016

Mathew Ngau Jau

Mathew Ngau, a master sape player and story teller, has been touring Europe several times in the last couple of years. Mathew Ngau Jau, has been playing the sape or the boat shaped lute of Sarawak since he was little.  Not only is he an accomplished musician on the instrument,…
karuna
May 9, 2016

Lan Dieu Viet

Lan Dieu Viet has been involved in many festivals, including domestic and international ones.  The group has given performances in many countries over the world including France, Italy, Germany...etc The members together with the band have won national medals for both solo and ensemble categories. The band features 5 members…
karuna
May 6, 2016

Band Girl LKNS

‘Band Girl LKNS’ was formed by General Manager of Sabah Cultural Board, Mr. DatuRosmadiDatuSulai in 2012.  It was the General Manager’s idea to form girl’s band.  This group has performed in various places around Sabah as a modern band and also actively performing traditional instruments especially accompanying a traditional dance…
karuna
May 5, 2016

Stelios Petrakis Quartet

Stelios Petrakis began learning the art of the Cretan lyra at the age of eight in his hometown of Sitia. It was not long before he extended his interests to include the Greek, Turkish and Bulgarian repertoires, as well as that of Crete. Stelios Petrakis’s interests have brought him to…
karuna
April 19, 2016

Broukar

BROUKAR was founded in 2007 in Damascus, Syria, by Taoufik Mirkhan (Kanun), Amer Dahbar (Percussions) and Adnan Fathallah (Oud). The group is now composed by five artists. Together the main concern is to provide authentic oriental music in all its colors and sources, with the revival of the musical heritage of…
karuna
April 14, 2016