“I am a musician, not a bat in the political arena.” – Ukraine in Eurovision

On 23 February, the Ukrainian Eurovision National Selection Vidbir took place. In the end, the singer MARUV won the competition with 11 points: 5 from the jury and the maximum of 6 from televoting. And look, all was perfect. Awesome song, amazing performance but… the Ukrainian government put a stop to this. The Eurovision song contest: it’s a contest for music, not for politics.

Shaking the night away: Bell Roads 2019

“The strong, chilling wind that blew over the Paralìa felt like the last attempt of winter to hold on a little longer. It was as if it just didn’t want to let the spring in. Suddenly, a loud and rhythmic sound started to awake the people standing in front of the sea. One after another, the masks showed to the public repeating their millenary rite one more time.”

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Today, the 9th of August, is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This day is about centering the indigenous peoples of the world. The United Nations has identified indigenous peoples as one of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups of people in the world. In Europe, the Sami people are the only recognized indigenous population. In this article, I will tell you a bit more about this day and the Sami people.

Rhythm of Europe – France

Music in France, music with an amazing, very long history. Since Medieval times till now, France is one of the leading countries when it comes to trends in music. But how is it today? What do young people in France listen to these days? If you want to know the answer, listen to our podcast!