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The diva of Albanian music, Anita Take dies at the age of 83

By   /  13/01/2017  /  AL Culture, Albania, Culture  /  Comments Off on The diva of Albanian music, Anita Take dies at the age of 83

One of the best singers of Albanian soft music, Anita Take has passed away at the age of 83. Considered as the diva of Albanian music, Anita Take will long be remembered by Albanians for her sweet voice and the love that she passed on to the public. For nearly 55 years, she sang to […]

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Icon of Albanian music, Naile Hoxha passes away

By   /  30/08/2016  /  AL Culture, Albania, Culture  /  Comments Off on Icon of Albanian music, Naile Hoxha passes away

Tirana, 30 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency The prominent Albanian singer, Naile Hoxha has passed away at the age of 82. Hoxha was known for her sweet and melodious voice and was considered the icon of music from the region of Shkodra. Naile Hoxha had a career which lasted over 50 years in music. She […]

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IBNA Interview/Bushati: Our music is like Albania, still in transition

By   /  20/11/2014  /  AL Culture, Albania, Culture, Headlines  /  Comments Off on IBNA Interview/Bushati: Our music is like Albania, still in transition

At the start of ‘90s, when modern music, which was forbidden for half a century, started to be sung gain in Albania, Ervin Bushati was among the first ones that to sing youth music, making him loved by many Albanians. Two decades later, singer Ervin Bushati continues his career, not hiding his nostalgia for the […]

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The very best Albanian singer, Vace Zela, passes away

By   /  06/02/2014  /  AL Culture, Albania, Culture, Headlines  /  Comments Off on The very best Albanian singer, Vace Zela, passes away

Tirana, February 6, 2013/Balkan Independent News Agency The renowned Albanian singer, Vace Zela has passed away at the age of 75. Known as the “Queen of Albanian Music”, Vace Zela passed away in Basel, Switzerland as a result of a long illness that she was suffering from. Her lifeless body is expected to arrive tomorrow […]

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Andre Rieu to perform in Istanbul on November 29th

By   /  04/11/2013  /  Culture, TR Culture, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Andre Rieu to perform in Istanbul on November 29th

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Known as one of the most important musicians of the century, Andre Rieu will be in Istanbul on November 29, 2013 for a big concert at Sinan Erdem Dome, similar to his recent concerts that 50-60 thousands of people attended. André Léon Marie Nicolas Rieu is a Dutch violinist, […]

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Croatian pop star Gibonni to perform in Austria

By   /  31/10/2013  /  Croatia, Culture, HR Culture  /  Comments Off on Croatian pop star Gibonni to perform in Austria

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Croatian pop rock star Gibonni has confirmed dates of his Austrian concerts. The best-selling Croatian singer will perform in Orpheum in Graz on 28 November and the day after in Gasometer in Vienna. Austrian company Pate Records has published his first ever English language album “20th Century Man” […]

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Ljubljana honors composer Vinko Globokar

By   /  09/10/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Ljubljana honors composer Vinko Globokar

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos – The 15th Slowind Festival, dedicated to Slovenian-born avant-garde composer Vinko Globokar (79), will start on Wednesday in Ljubljana. The festival dubbed “Selling the Wind” after one of Globokar’s works will feature over 200 Slovenian and foreign musicians performing six concerts in Ljubljana until 15 October. Globokar was born in […]

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Poly Panou dies at 73

By   /  27/09/2013  /  Culture, GR Culture, Greece  /  Comments Off on Poly Panou dies at 73

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos – One of the most important voices of Greek folk music, Poly Panou, “silenced” on Friday at the age of 73 years old. She has been hospitalized for the last months in Athens, confronting severe health problems. Polytimi Koliopanou, as it was her real name, was born in Athens on […]

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Bryan Ferry to perform in Dubrovnik

By   /  23/09/2013  /  Croatia, Culture, HR Culture  /  Comments Off on Bryan Ferry to perform in Dubrovnik

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Croatian music fans of the legendary British musician Bryan Ferry are anxiously waiting his performance on the Stradun in Dubrovnik on Monday September 30th. The concert is a gift to the city from the Adriatic Luxury Hotels group on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Hotel […]

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Greek music travels to Rhodes

By   /  02/08/2013  /  Culture, GR Culture, Greece  /  Comments Off on Greek music travels to Rhodes

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos Rhodes Festival continues in August, with famous singers from the Greek discography performing in one of the most beautiful islands of the Aegean Sea. On Monday, August 5th: Mihalis Hatziyannis – Midenstis Live @ Diagoras Stadium On Friday, August 9th: Vassilis Papakonstantinou @ Arhaggelos Stadium: the famous Greek singer (photo) […]

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