Karolina Cicha & Bart Palyga

Live Act Folk ethno-fusion Electronic
Karolina Cicha & Bart Palyga - Folk ethno-fusion Electronic Live Act in Warsaw

Karolina Cicha & Bart Palyga Short Info

Sung in 9 different minority's languages, played on 13 instruments, presented in over 14 countries!

"9 Languages" it is a multi instrumental concert presents unique culture of Podlaskie- Cicha’s home region, located at the very northeast part of Poland. It draws from traditional music scales. However, it is not a compilation of old-fashioned tunes but an integral modern world music which is based on the original style of two musical individualities, on their charisma and experience in linking various genres such as ethnic, archaic and rock music.

Minorities of Podlaskie region/ languages in the concert: Tatar, Roma, Lithuanian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Russian, Yiddish, Polish and Esperanto.

Karolina Cicha is a great polish composer, singer and multi instrumentalist well known for her unique style of singing and original technique of playing many instruments at the same time, which makes this concert a wonderful show of the best quality music and excellent performance. Her work is the result of linking the most important influences and elements of Polish traditional culture with modern grand with ethno, rock and modern electronics.

Bart Pałyga is a cellist, multi-instrumentalist, improviser.
He specializes in playing on several ethnic, mostly stringed, instruments, from all over the world. He is a precursor of aliquot (throat) singing in modern, folk and pop music. A member of such bands as: Masala, Village Kollektiv, Arcus Poloniae, Yerba Mater, Maria Pomianowska Band.

The concert got a Grand Prix Award of the most prestigious Folk Festival in Poland “New Tradition 2013”. In 2015 was presented in official showcase selection at WOMEX 2015 in Budapest.

Sung in 9 different minority's languages, played on 13 instruments, presented in over 14 countries!

"9 Languages" it is a multi instrumental concert presents unique culture of Podlaskie- Cicha’s home region, located at the very northeast part of Poland. It draws from traditional music scales. However, it is not a compilation of old-fashioned tunes but an integral modern world music which is based on the original style of two musical individualities, on their charisma and experience in linking various genres such as ethnic, archaic and rock music.

Minorities of Podlaskie region/ languages in the concert: Tatar, Roma, Lithuanian, Belarusia...

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Past Gigs Karolina Cicha & Bart Palyga

  • 11 | 2015 Plauen Germany FolkHerbst Festival
  • 11 | 2015 MDK Gaude Mater Częstochowa Poland "Śladami Różewicza" trasa koncertowa upamiętniająca twórczość Tadeusza Różewicza
  • 11 | 2015 MCK Radomsko Poland "Śladami Różewicza" trasa koncertowa upamiętniająca twórczość Tadeusza Różewicza
  • 11 | 2015 Stary Klasztor Wrocław Poland "Śladami Różewicza" trasa koncertowa upamiętniająca twórczość Tadeusza Różewicza
  • 10 | 2015 bela bartok hall Budapest WOMEX - the World Music Expo
  • 10 | 2015 Zakopane Poland Festiwal „Inspirowane Górami...”
  • 09 | 2015 Sardinia Italy Festival internazionale ADRIATICO MEDITERRANEO 2015
  • 09 | 2015 USA Global Union Alverno Presents
  • 09 | 2015 USA Chicago World Music Festival
  • 09 | 2015 USA Detroit Institute of Arts
  • 09 | 2015 USA Gypsy Festival, DROM NY
  • 09 | 2015 USA Landfall Festival of World Music
  • 09 | 2015 USA The Brink Lounge
  • 09 | 2015 USA Lotus Fest
  • 05 | 2015 Rudolstadt Germany Tanz- und Folkfest Rudolstadt
  • 04 | 2015 Warsaw Poland Polish Radio broadcast live
  • 04 | 2015 Lublin Poland National Artistic Song Festival "Sunrise"
  • 03 | 2015 Warsaw Poland Royal Castel
  • 12 | 2014 Islamabad Pakistan concert organized by Polish Embassy
  • 11 | 2014 Vienna Austria KlezMORE Festival
  • 09 | 2014 Minsk in Belarus Kamianica Festival
  • 08 | 2014 Łódź Poland Colours of Poland Festival
  • 08 | 2014 Bratislava Slovakia concert organized by Polish Institute in Bratislava
  • 07 | 2014 Prague Czech Republic concert organized by Polish Institute in Prague
  • 07 | 2014 Tondela Portugal Tom De Festa
  • 07 | 2014 Krakow Poland Crossroads Festival
  • 07 | 2014 Szczekociny Poland Festiwal of Jewish Culture
  • 07 | 2014 Sines Portugal FMM Sines Festival
  • 07 | 2014 Namest nad Oslavou Czech Republic Folk Holidays Festival
  • 06 | 2014 Wroclaw Poland SIMCHA Festival of Jewish Culture
  • 06 | 2014 Poznan Poland Ethno Port Festival
  • 06 | 2014 Arlanda Sweden EUROFOLK RADIO FESTIWAL
  • 06 | 2014 Rättvik Sweden EUROFOLK RADIO FESTIWAL
  • 05 | 2014 Warsaw Poland New Tradition Folk Festival
  • 05 | 2014 Schleswig Holstein Folk Baltica
  • 04 | 2014 Krakow Poland Muzeum Galicja
  • 11 | 2013 Słupsk Poland Etnoscena Festival
  • 09 | 2013 Warsaw Poland Cross Culture Festival
  • 09 | 2013 Krynica- Zdrój Poland concert at Economic Forum
  • 09 | 2013 Warsaw Poland concert in Belvedere for President of the Polish Republic
  • 09 | 2013 Kaunas Lithuania Suklegos Festival
  • 07 | 2013 Ukraine ArtPole Festival
  • 05 | 2013 Warsaw Poland New Jewish Music Festival

Discography Karolina Cicha & Bart Palyga

  • 2015 Jidyszland Album | Universal Music Polska
  • 2013 9 languages Album | Wydźwięk
  • 2012 MIEKKIE MASZYNY Album | Wydźwięk
  • 2010 DO LUDOŻERCÓW Album | Fonografika
  • 2009 WAWA2010.PL Album | Muzeum of Warsaw Uprising

Media

  • Video Cicha & Pałyga (live on the...
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  • Video Za rieczkaju

Origin

  • Warsaw PL

Founded

  • 2010

Members

  • Karolina Cicha singer / muli-instumenatlist /composer
  • Bart Palyga muli-instumenatlist / composer