X
Latvia.travel mobile app. Your official guide for travelling in Latvia.
Download

You are here

Experimental music and movie festival "Skanu mezs"

02.08.2011

The untamed experimental music and movie festival “Skanu mezs” (Forest of Sounds) continues to depict the latest trends in the world’s music. Every year, “Skanu mezs” invites the most interesting new artists of experimental music to Riga to perform in completely unusual venues – abandoned factories or empty multi-story buildings.

The untamed experimental music and movie festival “Skanu mezs” (Forest of Sounds) continues to depict the latest trends in the world’s music. Every year, “Skanu mezs” invites the most interesting new artists of experimental music to Riga to perform in completely unusual venues – abandoned factories or empty multi-story buildings.

“Skanu mezs 2011” will be held on September 16-17.

This year, the festival will focus on musicians from Eastern and Central Europe, since these regions have gradually raised innovators of international music, points out “Skanu mezs” organizer Viestarts Gailitis.

Rhythm and dance music will be in the center of public attention during the festival’s first day, while the next day will feature several concerts in their classical meaning.

“Skanu mezs 2011” will also feature performances by Georgian musician Natalie Beridze, also known as TBA, and Mujuice or Roma Litvinov from Russia.

The festival will also present artists from Western Europe, for example, vocal and percussionist duo from Sweden - "Wildbirds & Peacedrums", as well as the stylistically unique duo from London - "Hype Williams".

“Skanu mezs” audiences are ready to part from the comfortable reality to open their minds to new musical opportunities and horizons.

Experimental sounds – drone and noise, disco metal and trans-folk, the diversity of styles is nearly unimaginable. If there is still a unique artist, then sooner or later he/she will perform at “Skanu mezs”.

http://www.skanumezs.lv/en/category/news-summary-in-english/

Related news
In the autumn, when migratory birds begin their long journey back to warmer climates in the south, bird watchers and nature lovers have the excellent opportunity of observing the migration of these various...
German cruise liner passengers accounted for 45 percent of all cruise liner passengers serviced at Riga Port in the first six months this year, as the port informed the "Nozare.lv" business portal...
The Latvian national airline airBaltic has been nominated as one of the Top 6 airlines in the world for innovations in generating ancillary revenue. The decision to nominate airBaltic in the category Best...
Self-service bike rental "BalticBike" bikes have been used 3,043 times in June, which is almost 20 times more than in July 2010, when the bike rental was launched, the company informed the...