Svirki Svirjat

Home Town 
Helsinki
Introduction 

Svirki Svirjat play music from Balkan, especially Bulgarian and Romanian music. Group was formed in 1997 and has performed in many folk and world music festivals.

Christoffer von Bonsdorff - accordeon
Markku Luotamo - sax and gaida
John Millar (New Zealand) - clarinet and kaval
Murat Emre Ermutlu (Turkey) - darbuka and tapan
Christer Hackman- darbuka
Juha Levo - bass
Antero Reinistö - guitar and tambura

Technical Information 

Svirki Svirjat can perform with or without Frunza dance group. In smaller venues acustic performance is possible.