The Greek singer Vasiliki starts, with this project, the encounter, with famous Greek and Turkish musicians. Together they bring refreshing interpretations of different songs from Asia Minor and the Aegean Sea. Vasiliki lives in Istanbul, where she cooperates with various ensembles as singer and songwriter. She also writes and translates poetry. Now she unites musicians with the common ,artistic vision, far from musical stereotypes.
Vassiliki Papageorgiou vocals
Engin Arslan bağlama, cura, vocals
Kleon Antoniou guitar, vocals
Mihalis Nikopoulos bouzouki
Antonis Maratos bass
Balkan Ekspres combines cheerful Balkan and rebetiko with immeasurable energy and modern arrangements. They serve Turkish and Greek covers, what produces sultry Mediterranean atmosphere with hints of reggae, funk, pop en folk.
As biggest surprise, the charismatic Greek bouzouki player Orhan Osman, leads everything to run smoothly.
Orhan Osman - bouzouki, lavta & vocals
Evangelos Pashaloudis - santuri
Dimitrios Goumberitsiz - double bass
İlias Krommydas - accordion
Georgeos Doussos - clarinet, flute, gayda, kaval & duduk
Gürkan Özkan- tabla & percussion
With the support of the YUNUS EMRE INSTITUTE
8:15 PM | Vassiliki Papageorgiou
9:30 PM | Buzuki Orhan & Balkan Ekspres Band
Tickets: € 10 (presale) | € 13
UITPAS: € 7 (presale) | € 10
UITPAS (social): € 2,60
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