We greet you with some winter shots, where we filmed our new music video Letila Zozulja – “Flying Cuckoo”
As to the first performer on the second day of Budapest Ritmo, it had fallen upon the Estonian-Ukrainian band Svjata Vatra to properly warm up the audience, and prepare them for taking in the fantastic world music medley that followed. In my opinion, they managed to complete this task with success, as their folk-rock music (topped by fantastic visuals and high energy) took the audience by storm. Continue reading
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Svjata Vatra is a Viljandi-based estonian-ukrainian world music ensemble that’s been representing Estonia in many countries and, of course, had countless concerts at home. The band has also produced a musical documentary “Püha Tuli” (Holy Fire) that has aired in Estonian and Ukrainian televisions and on festivals in Estonia, Finland, Ukraine and Poland.
In the fall of 2015, Svjata Vatra is celebrating its 10. anniversary with a brand new CD “Vabadus”. The material will be recorded in june and the CD will be released for the great Viljandi Folk Music Festival in the end of july. From there, the anniversary concerts will bring us to Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Canada and of course back home in Estonia. Continue reading
Estonian-Ukrainian band Svjata Vatra went on a tour in the middle of november to support Ukraine. The trip was very special, for the concerts were held in small town culture houses, music and art schools. Ukrainian musicians usually support soldiers and so the local people were extremely thankful and happy that music and support found their way to them. It was very emotional to meet local youngsters, because it gave the band a sense of hope. The band members were happy to see that the locals needed the humanitarian aid they brought and appreciated the simple communication through music. Svjata Vatra returned home convinced, that the Ukrainian peole wish to live in peace and welcome all kinds of help and communication, especially with youth youth organizations. Continue reading
Charity concert „From Estonia to Ukraine“
Svjata Vatra together with Defence Forces Orchestra.
Fire does not Burn Toughned People – Вогонь запеклих не пече – Tuli karastatuid ei põleta.
VICTORY & PEACE TO UKRAINE!!!
We are really grateful to all Estonian people for support and donations!
Now more than 200 000 Euros are collected for medicine first aid kits to Ukraine.
Victory and Peace to Ukraine!
Svjata Vatra “Svitlyi Schljah”
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