World music festival / Record label
Ukrainian world music festival "Kraina Mriy" is the international musical folk-lore action which passes every year since 2004 in Kiev (Ukraine) during a few days on celebration of Ivana Kupala (Bathed Ivan) – traditional Ukrainian sainting of solstice in a summer pore at the end of june – beginning july.
The main idea of festival consists in a revival of the traditional Ukrainian culture, support of modern musical ethnic styles, acquaintance of the Ukrainian spectator with the elements of ethnos of different people.
Initiator, the founder and artistic director of the festival is Oleg Skrypka, the leader of the legendary Ukrainian rock band Vopli Vidopliassova (www.vopli.com.ua). The title song written by a band ("Kraina Mriy" – "Land Of Dreams") gave the name of international ethnic festival.
Action takes a place as a folk walking fair and consists of Folk-lore stages, Kobza players stage, Workshop of folk dances, Child’s meadow, Alley of Masters, Cossack entertainments, Exhibition of folk painting, Book’s fair, Ethnic kitchens, Literary stage, Evening stage.
Taking part in a festival: Khaled (France), Natacha Atlas (Great Britain), Vartina (Finland), Tandalay Raissa (Altai), Muzyka z Drogi (Poland), Intakas (Lithuania), Mariy Pamash (Mari El Republic), Zdob si Zdub (Moldova), Spontaani Vire (Finland), Palac (Belarus), Cankisou (Czech Republic), Kapela Drewutnia (Poland), Isabel Macaskill (Great Britain), Enver Izmailov (Crimea), Basiani (Georgia), Esztenas (Hungary), Volnitsa (Russia), Red Cardell (France), Sevara Nazarkhan (Uzbekistan), Trigon (Moldova), Ur’ia (Belarus), Vilddas (Finland), Djam (Iran), Cliff Stapleton & Jonathan Shorland (Great Britain),
Makam (Crimea), Mtiebi (Georgia), Anthony Pil’kh (Poland), Altanka (Belarus), Ivo Papazov (Bulgaria), Tomas & Lizzy Blau (Germany), Romano Drom (Hungary), Mustapha (Turkey), Siaudela (Lithuania), Les Karpat (France), Gypsy (Czech Republic), Karavan Familia (Hungary), Stary Olsa (Belarus), Kal (Serbia), Carpatiana (Great Britain), Koubasonic (Canada), Anselmo Crew (Hungary), Qirim (Crimea).
Additionally "Kraina Mriy" conducts the series of other different measures in Ukraine, such as "Rock Sich" Music Festival, Ethno Disco Dance Parties, Festival Of Heroic Songs "Moloda Gvardia" ("The Young Troopers"), Nights Of Ukrainian Romance, Vyshyvanka Parades and different parties in a traditional Ukrainian style.
On the base of festival is created a record label "Kraina Mriy", genres of musical products of which are in a range from the authentic folk singing and age-old music to the classics, rock and other musical styles.
Listening some festival records is possible here.
You can add to the festival yet other qualities if you will join in with us as a partner, sponsor, participant or spectator.
World music festival "Kraina Mriy": +38 067 465 90 88, firstname.lastname@example.org