Mikołaj Iliuk's Ensemble (Ukraine)

WORKSHOPS of Hutsul dances:

30.07.2011, 6.00-8.00 PM, Rotunda

Mikołaj Iliuk's Ensemble from Verkhovyna is made up of indigenous Hutsul musicians, who mainly rely on the repertoire inherited by memory from their ancestors and compose their own pieces drawing musical threads from various situations and rituals. The ensemble specializes in presenting the relic folklore of famous musicians - Hutsul violinists (eg. Mogur, Gaweć) and ritual music. The founder of the band, Mikołaj Iliuk, and his wife, Marija Iliuk, conduct Hutsul dance courses and teach how to play violin, and Wasyl Tymczuk - teaches the dulcimer. The members of the band: Mikołaj Iliuk, Wasyl Tymczuk, Wasyl Mojsejczuk were for many years members of the band Czeremosz by Roman Kumłyk, famous in Poland and abroad. The instrumental composition is as follows: skrypka (violin), cymbał (dulcimer), bubeń (drum), sopilka (pipe) and extended with additional instruments: bayan (button accordion), saxophone, trumpet.

Saturday 30.07 | 11.30 PM | Festival Club - Rotunda, ul. Oleandry 1

Hutsul night - the band of Mikołaj Iliuk from Werchowyna [Ukraine] concert and Hutsul dances