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Sun Sep 15, 2019

Artist Spotlight: DakhaBrakha

Learn more about the Ukrainian supergroup ahead of their performance at the Chan Centre on October 19, 2019.

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Read about DakhaBrakha’s thoughts around the political struggles of their homeland, why their music is intrinsically feminist, and what Robert Plant said about their show.

 

Read: a 2014 interview in the Georgia Straight

Read: an interview with DakhaBrakha for PRI

Read: a review from a recent concert in Bristol

"We're creating a kind of contemporary music, and in this way we can show the Ukraine is a part of the big world music culture - and not only music. It's part of the world."

DakhaBrakha's Marko Halanevych

"Making music about the plight of Ukrainian women is what DakhaBrakha does."

Public Radio International

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NPR‘s Tiny Desk Concert with DakhaBrakha

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Official music video for DakhaBrakha’s “Monakh”

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Performing at NPR‘s Music Front Row

CHAN CENTRE CONNECTS:

 

BORSCHT WORKSHOP WITH UKRAINIAN FOLK SONGS | Oct 18 at 7pmSOLD OUT. Ukrainian Cultural Centre (805 East Pender St)

The artists of DakhaBrakha host an evening of Ukrainian folk songs and delicious borscht.

 

PRE-SHOW TALK WITH ALIYA GRIFFIN | Oct 19 at 7:15pm, Royal Bank Cinema

Ukrainian-Canadian director, creator, performer, and facilitator Aliya Griffin discusses the use of slavic folktales as a source of contemporary artistic inspiration. Free for concert ticket holders; space is limited.

 

DakhaBrakha performs at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Saturday October 19th, 2019 at 8pm. Tickets available here.

 

 

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