Bucharest City Hall, through CREART – The Creation, Arts and Tradition Center – invites the traditions loving public to the second edition of the ETNORAMA Festival, which will take place from Mai 6 to Mai 8 2016, in the Herastrau Park, entrance Charles de Gaulle. The most beautiful habits and traditions of the main thnic communities in Romania can be admired for three days, in a multicultural area which I full of color, sound and flavors.
The representatives of the most important ethnic groups will exhibit their crafted works in a sales exhibition, they will welcome the visitors with traditional food, sharing with the curious people some of their secrets of the handmade products.
In the Herastrau Park will come up on the stage, during the three days of the event, Romanian and European artists, together with folk dance and music groups belonging to the Greek, German, Macedo-Romanianand Turkish communities.
“The first day starts in force with a line-up consisting of Naked band from Serbia, a fusion between traditional music from the Balkans with swing and jazz influences, followed by Oratnitza, one of the most popular bands of folklore fusion in Bulgaria, and Mahala Rai Banda, a Romanian band that adopts gypsy funk style, with shades of dub & soul, having a portfolio of over 600 concerts in 26 countries”, according to the organizers.
“In the second day we’ll meet the ethno-folk-punkers from Worldly Savages from Serbia and Canada, the electro-Balkan Slivo Electric Klub from France, which combine gypsy music to drum & bass and rock, followed by the Ciocarlia Fanfare, the titans of Balkan brass and Balkan beats, which ensured them the worldwide popularity, from Melbourne to Memphis and from Tokyo to Toulouse. The last day of festival will bring the Domino band from Sibiu on the stage of the Herastrau Park, as they reinterpret in an original manner songs from the Romanian folklore on the rock rhythm and using the dulcimer; Szempol Offchestra from Transylvania will also be present on the stage, with a powerful performance provided by the Balkan-drama-disco style they approach; not least, Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkestra from Germany will remix the traditional Balkan music in their own style, using electronic beats and offering a unique atmosphere. The “Korona” Group from Brasov, the Macod-Romanian Community from Sarighiol Deal – Tulcea, and the “Ellas” Group from Bucharest, fill up the artistic program, providing us with a complex festival, where the audience will enjoy the most effervescent Balkan rythms, celebrating the cultural diversity”, the organizers promised.
ETNORAMA includes also other attractions which fit to all ages – drama plays for children, shows and ethnic and traditional craft workshops. Access to the festival is free. More details about the event are available on the website www.creart.ro.