Budapest, April 22 (MTI) – Gypsy music and Roma culture from India all the way to eastern Hungary’s Nyirseg region will be in spotlight at the world music stage at this year’s Sziget festival in August, the organisers said on Wednesday.
The programme series dubbed VIP:Gipsy will present Roma music groups from around the world, including Dhoad Gypsies from India, the Goran Bregovic and the Boban Markovic orchestras from Serbia and Egyptian Project from Egypt. Hungary will be represented by the groups Romengo and Parno Grast.
The line-up for the World Stage also includes Portuguese fado singer Mariza, German brass group LaBrassBanda and most popular European Klezmer group She’Koyokh from London, among others.
The Sziget festival will be held from August 10 to 17 in Obuda island in the north of Budapest.