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Q&A: Mari Kalkun in conversation with Simon Broughton

Songlines Encounters Festival 2019

Thu 30 May
Free

Q&A: Mari Kalkun in conversation with Simon Broughton

Songlines Encounters Festival 2019

Mari Kalkun demonstrates her instrument, the kannel, the Estonian version of the Baltic zither, similar to the Finnish kantele and talks to Songlines Editor-in-Chief Simon Broughton about the way she draws on the traditional music and stories of Võrumaa in the south of Estonia.

Her latest album Ilmamõtsan (In the Wood of the World) is strongly influenced by the forests which cover 56% of the country.

You might also like ‘Double Bill: Mari Kalkun + Fran & Flora’ at 8pm in Hall Two tonight.

Date & time:Thu 30 May – 7pm
Venue:St Pancras Room
Price:Free, but a ticket is required.
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