traditional music

traditional music

Hava Nagila - Balkansi Klezmer Band - Sydney Jewish Food Festival Shalom College UNSW

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Jewish Food and Culture Festival http://jewishfoodfestival.com.au/ Sunday 20 October 2013, 10.00am -- 4.00pm at Shalom College, UNSW. Balkansi Klezmer Band: Tamara Auer Nick Hagan Dom Kennelly https://www.facebook.com/Balkansi Balkansi, meaning "from the Balkans", is a Sydney-based group playing traditional music from one of the richest and most diverse musical regions in the world. Spanning countries such as Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Greece, the songs are drawn from Gypsy and Jewish traditions and are typical of the music played at weddings and major holidays. Balkansi play in what they describe as "village style" - a high-energy interpretation of these traditional songs that aims to get the audience up and dancing.