MAVKA (Berlin/Kyiv) | TAMARA LUKASHEVA & LAURA MARTI (Cologne/Odessa/Kyiv/Kharkiv)
Fr 04.11. 19:00 Uhr
MAVKA (Berlin/Kyiv) is known for the lead-singer's Iryna Lazer live performances and her rich vocals (soprano, ethnic, combined) and beatboxing which she mixes into polyphony using complex combinations of the live looping technique.
The Odessa-born jazz singer TAMARA LUKASHEVA is an extraordinarily versatile and imaginative musician und one of the most important innovators in the jazz music scene. The Ukrainian singer and songwriter LAURA MARTI crossed the Ukrainian border because of the war, however, there are no boundaries in music for her. She combines various music genres, from jazz, ethno, rock to pop music.
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Funded by Musicboard Berlin | supported by Goethe Institut
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#PANDAwomen festival aims to present the female side of the current Eastern European music scene, whether on stage or behind the scenes, strengthening women’s presence in the industry. For the fifth year in a row, the festival offers a space for music experiments and collaborations. This year’s lineup will present a variety of Ukrainian music scene, oscillating between tradition and modernity. Ten exceptional performers from independent artists to internationally renowned bands will perform on seven Fridays in PANDA platforma — experience and celebrate the invincible she-power of Ukraine!
“It is an unusual year for #PANDAwomen. This is our fifth festival — and the first one under full-scale war conditions. We have a special lineup and decided to dedicate the entire festival to Ukrainian artists as the symbol of strength, courage, and great love, which are able to fight and win.
Ukrainian culture is unique and now it is experiencing a period of new recognition in Europe. Everyone has their own weapon, and our weapon is music.”
— PANDA platforma team