Global Fest 2018: Karaka-Tum Percussion Ensemble

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 13:00 to 14:00
Music Centre, Sonore
Free entry
Global Fest 3.–5.12.2018

Led by Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale, Karaka-Tum draws on a wide range of percussion instruments including conventional, non-conventional, body and vocal percussion. Inspired by Afro-Brazilian rhythms, the group incorporates drumming, song and dance to create a dynamic and creative sound world.

Adriano Adewale with students from the Global Music Programme


Global Fest 2018 is the third edition of an annual festival featuring students, teachers, alumni and special guests representing the Sibelius Academy’s Global Music Programme. The programme embraces cultural diversity and aims to cultivate intercultural communication, understanding and collaboration through music and the arts.

Expect a feast of dynamic, innovative and inspiring concerts, workshops and pop-up events featuring performers from around the world celebrating the diversity of our planet. The performers come from Aruba, Australia, Brazil, Catalonia, Finland, Greece, Iran, Israel, Nepal, Senegal, etc.

Further information:
Tiina Halonen, 040 710 4301,