This Sunday, 16 March at 12, a support concert entitled “For Ukraine” will be held at Freedom Square (Vabaduse Väljak) in Tallinn. With this event, Estonian and Ukrainian musicians, students, and non-governmental organisations will express their support to a free and dignified Ukrainian nation. Continue reading
The Ukrainian-Estonian band Svjata Vatra released a new single “Vogon zapeklyh ne peche” (Fire does not Burn Toughened People), which is dedicated to all those brave people who were and are standing in Maidan square in protection of democracy and human rights. What is going on in Ukraine has transcended much further than the borders of just one country. Continue reading
Blogfoolk – Svjata Vatra “Svitlyi schljah” review by Ciro De Rosa 2013
Non è musicista di primo pelo il trombonista Ruslan Trochynskyi, dall’Ucraina all’Estonia, dagli Haydamaky agli Svjata Vatra; oggi è il vocalist e frontman di una band che furoreggia nella scena folk revivalista del paese baltico. Continue reading
At the end of September Svjata Vatra musicians Ruslan Trochynskyi and Juhan Suits made their musical appearance on a Ukrainian TV popular culture program “POTOMKI Nastja Rõbtšinskaja ja Kostja Gnatenko.” In addition to the interview the Ukrainian and Estonian folk music was performed live by Juhan Suits and his bagpipe followed by Svjata Vatra music video. Continue reading
The summer of 2013 was full of interesting concerts and cooperations.
Earlier this year the band released its latest album “svitlyi schljah” that was presented in the showcase festival “Tallinn music week” and other venues in Estonia, Latvia and Finland. Continue reading