Band combines a wealth of influences ranging from African folk music to rhythm and blues, and jazz harmonies spiced up with captivating melodies
The band’s music is characterized by a relaxed, creative and spontaneous grip, where the listeners will be able to both dance and transcend into a musical universe of epic sounds and delightful harmonies.
Chico Matada, drums
Juuso Kasperi, double bass
Hector Lepe, guitar
Nikita Rafaelov, piano & synths
João Luis, percussion
Rafa Postel, trumpet
Kata Vuoro, vocals
Viivi Maria, accordion
Global Fest 2021
Global Fest 2021 is the 5th edition of an annual festival featuring students, teachers, alumni and special guests representing Sibelius Academy’s Global Music Department. Bringing together artists from many corners of the world, the Global Music Department focusses on intercultural dialogue and collaboration, creating new artistic work together and fostering a sense of global citizenship. 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.
Featuring performers from diverse corners of the world, including Aruba, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Kosovo, Latvia, Mozambique, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, UK, and Tanzania.