Kuvan suunnittelu: Maarika Autio, kuvaaja Jari Flinck

Global Fest: Maarika Autio and the Frosty Crocodiles: Tree Dimensional Tunes

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 21:00 to 22:00
Music Centre, Black Box
Ticket sales begin 16.09.2019 09:00
Tickets: 6,50-18,00€
Ancient instruments strech into new experimental dimensions in the skilled hands of Maarika Autio and the Frosty Crocodiles.

In Maarika Autio's master concert, ancient West-African traditional instruments balafon and kora adapt themselves into diverse cultural contexts, while their melodic metamorphosis is keenly observed by the golden eye of a crocodile.

Maarika Autio, balafon, kora, vocals
Repkat Parhat, guitar
Christopher Rodulfo, drums, percussion
Vasileios Katopodis, bass
Kaisa Siirala, saxofon, flute, vocals
Ossi Raippalinna, percussion
Plus surprise special guests

Graphic design: Maarika Autio
Original photo: Jari Flinck


Now in its fourth year, Global Fest is the annual festival of students, teachers, alumni and guest performers in the Global Music degree programme at the Sibelius Academy. The festival celebrates cultural diversity and builds bridges for intercultural communication, understanding and collaboration through music and the arts in general.

This year, the festival takes place from 11 to 13 December and features performers from Aruba, Australia, Brazil, Catalonia, China, Finland, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Greece, Nepal, Senegal, Serbia, Spain and Tanzania.

Further information:
Anna Huuskonen, 040 710 4384, anna.huuskonen@uniarts.fi