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Estonian-Ukrainian folkband Svjata Vatra concerts in Poland

27.07.2011 - 30.07.2011

Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 18.00 in Szczecin Pomeranian Castle great courtyard (Zamek Ksiazat Pomorskich, duży dziedziniec). Address: Korsarzy 34, Szczecin. Free entrance!

Please follow the link for more information about the concert in Szczecin in Polish: http://zamek.szczecin.pl/kalendarz.php?id=1798 

Svjata Vatra takes part in Globaltica World Cultures Festival in Gdynia http://globaltica.pl/ and during the festival it is possible to see a documentary about the folkband, listen to their music and take part in folkdance workshop.

Wednesday, July 27, at 18.00 documentary with Polish subtitles about the folkband Svjata Vatra. Address: Klub Riwiera, Gdynia, ul. Zawiszy Czarnego 1. Free entrance!

Friday, July 29, at 19.00 concert of Svjata Vatra with various artists. Address: Park Kolibki, Scena Główna, Gdynia, ul. Zwycięstwa 291. Entrance with tickets!

Saturday, July 30, at 11.00 workshop of Estonain and Ukrainian folkdances by Svjata Vatra. Address: Promenada Królowej Marysieńki, Gdynia-Orłowo. Free entrance!

Svjata Vatra ("holy fire" in Ukrainian) are an Estonian-Ukrainian "fire-folk" band. The band’s line-up is unique: the temperamental Ukrainian trombone together with the Estonian bagpipes produce amazing sound patterns, which generate fiery, non-Nordic and extremely masculine energy that cannot but impress everyone. Ruslan, the leader of the band, was graduated from the Ukrainian National Conservatoires as a trombone player. He has played five years in Ukrainian folk rock band Haydamaky. In 2005 he moved to Estonia and initiated with Estonian musicians band Svjata Vatra. Ruslan combines his very special charismatic trombone playing style with intense vocals and Georgian duduki, using scythe for rhythm.

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