Tag: Balkans

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Çiğdem Aslan and Živorad Nikolic to perform a night of Bosnian ‘Sevdah’ music in South London

From diverse backgrounds, enchanting singer Çiğdem Aslan and virtuoso accordionist Živorad Nikolic come together for this special night in south London of Balkans-inspired songs that celebrate the universal theme of love in all its forms. Sevdalinka, also known as Sevdah music, is a traditional genre of folk music originating in Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, its […]

Nefes to perform ‘Songs of Love from Balkans & Anatolia’ at SOAS

  Next Friday, London based Nefes will be taking guests on a musical journey across Anatolia and the Balkans, playing a selection of contemporary and centuries-old folk songs from the region. The music is inspired by both Sufi and secular cultures of love. ‘Nefes’ in Turkish means breath. It is the essence of the self […]

Olcay Bayir (Anatolia), Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra (Balkans) & Mamak Khadem (Iran) – where musical crossroads meet

If you love Middle Eastern and Gypsy beats, get yourself down to The Forge in Camden for the last night of February. This intimate live music space will be hosting Olcay Bayır, Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra, and Mamak Khadem, between them representing the rich musical cultures of Anatolia, the Balkans and Iran. In the competitive world of […]