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The Vesela Druzina Orkestar - fascinating sounds of Davul

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The Vesela Druzina Orkestar - fascinating sounds of Davul

After the performance of the Calgija Sound System group coming from the Republic of Macedonia for the Balkan Festival, the break following their concert was suddenly filled with great unrest from the back of the concert hall, which was quickly filled with the sound of a lively orchestra, paving their way through the audience: Vesela Druzina Orkestar, as well coming from the Republic of Macedonia.

Chalgia Sound System - Balkan Fest in Thessalonica

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Chalgia Sound System - Balkan Fest in Thessalonica

Thanks to a note from Max and Jonas, two travelers on their way to Iran, who have just arrived at a stopover in a refugee camp near Thessaloniki, to attend a four-week aid course, we were told that the Balkan festival was held in Thessalonica.

The Wind Of Friendship in Antalya

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2nd International Friendship Concert

One time again, we met a colorful and vivacious musician due to the internet. Published on the internet, The Friendship Concert news crossed our path with pianist and composer Murat Ömür Tuncer from Antalya.

Atiye Deniz Yılmaz - songs for Kucuk Sirlar

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Atiye Deniz Yılmaz

As a Daughter of a Turkish father and a Dutch mother, Deniz was born in the city of Bremen, Germany on the 22nd of November, 1988. She went through the first half of her elementary education in Bremen and the second half in Izmir, Turkey.

Backdoor Connection - a band from Augsburg, Germany

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Backdoor Connection from Augsburg

Backdoor Connection, which is a band from Augsburg and has stayed away from monotonous main movement, has been offering a very powerful cocktail which constitutes a variance for 8 years.

Can Bonomo and Can Brothers

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Can Bonomo and Can Brothers

Can Bonomo started playing guitar at the age of 8, when he was introduced to music with the inspiration of his neighbor.  Throughout his high school and university years, Bonomo, together with amateur music bands, staged several concerts in Izmir and Istanbul. 

Hip-hop culture and Rap music as a tolerance bridge

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Hip-hop culture and Rap music

How can we use art of Rap and hip-hop culture in a way that supports tolerance, peace and love?

The culture of tolerance – a team spirit that is formed in order to overcome political, economical, social, religious and other differences.

Kirac - rock musician from Elbistan / Turkey

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Kirac - rock musician

Kirac, his complete name is Ali Tufan Kirac, was born the 17th of June, 1972 in Elbistan in the province of Kahramanmaras. At that time his father was working as a teacher. Because of getting a new job in Istanbul the whole family moved there in 1982.

Loreena McKennitt Biography - from Canada

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Loreena McKennitt Biography

Loreena McKennitt is a rarity in popular music - a self-managed, self-produced artist who owns her own record label, whose music crosses stylistic and cultural boundaries, and who has sold more than 14 million records worldwide.

Turkey’s maNga to rock EU: We Could Be The Same

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Turkey’s maNga to rock Europe

Turkey once again opted for an internal selection and chose the rap rock band maNga to represent the country at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest. “We Could Be The Same” was written by Ferman Akgül and Evren Özdemir and is drawn to close the competition in the 2nd Semi- Final on 27th May.(by Daniel Mourinho)

Matty Ellis from Australia - The Ellis Collective

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Matty Ellis from Australia

"Matty Ellis is the front man of award winning Australian Indie six-piece The Ellis Collective.  Heralded as 'one of the most intelligent, compelling and honest male singer-songwriters to emerge in along while" (Rhythms Magazine), his distinctive sound is both undeniably unique and unmistakably Australian. 

Mustafa Sandal - "Moonlight", "Araba" and "Isyankar"

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Mustafa Sandal

Mustafa Sandal, commonly known as Musti, is a famous Turkish pop singer. Next to Turkish, he is fluent in English, Italian and French. He emerged in the early 1990s with the revival of Turkish pop music and is one of the most successful pop singers in Turkey with overall sales of 17 million copies.

Sansar Salvo - Doyen of Turkish Rap Music

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Sansar Salvo

- He was born in Kadıköy Şifa Hospital in 1989. - He became acquainted with Hip-hop in 1999 at the age of 10.

Sezen Aksu - well known all over Europe

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Sezen Aksu

Sezen Aksu was born July 13, 1954 as Fatma Sezen Yıldırım in Sarayköy, Denizli, Turkey. At the age of three her family moved to İzmir, she finished high school and began studying at the local agricultural institute. Because of first success in music, she left college without degree.

Diversity of Music - traditional Turkish instruments

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Diversity of Music

Turkish folk music is not only heard at special folk evenings for tourists at the beach resorts, it can be heard at certain traditional events. Still a part of Turkish society, folk music is played at marriages in the villages as well as during evenings for dancing.

Turkish Rap Music - Serin Karatas from Izmir

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Turkish Rap Music - Serin Karatas

Serin Karatas, who has brought a new taste to Turkish Rap Music with his music and vocal records, made his first record in 1998. He joined in Tehlike crew which was one of the best crews of that time with his first track which was supported by Kuvai Izmir. After 4 years of performance, he had a silent period.

Emre Aydin - turkish Rock with Cadde from Izmir

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Emre Aydin - turkish Rock

Emre Aydın is one of the most well known Turkish rock singers and songwriters of today’s music world. Born in Isparta on 2nd of February 1981 as first son of Saban and Nemin Aydin, he began playing saz at an early age and later on changed to guitar.

Museum of Jever - Break On Through to the Other Side!

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Museum of Jever - Break On Through to the Other Side!

The visit to Jever had led us to the Castle Museum, which is known as a cultural history museum due to its lifelike exhibitions and rooms of the late Middle Ages and the following centuries which artifacts are well known far beyond the city limits of Jever.

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