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Visible Music Sessions (Melbourne Festival): Beatrice ft. Supina Bytol & Sinit Tsegay; Reza Fazeli; Saharnaz Kia

October 25, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

FREE

This event is part of Visible Music Sessions, FREE every Sunday at the Foxtel Festival Hub and part of Igniting Imagination – a partnership between Multicultural Arts Victoria and Melbourne Festival.

The line up features:

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Beatrice ft Supina Bytol & Sinit Tsegay

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Beatrice ft. Supina Bytol & Sinit Tsegay

A special collaboration brought together through MAV’s ReMastered Myths program see producer and lady beatmaker advocate Beatrice incorporate the trip hop vocals of Supina Bytol and Amharic rhythms and Ethiopian scales of 18 year Ethiopian singer/dancer and percussionist Sinit Tsegay. Over a series of creative development sessions the group will be writing all new content, representative of each of their unique cultural and musical backgrounds.

Beatrice: https://soundcloud.com/beatrice-musique
Sinit Tsegay: https://soundcloud.com/sinit-tsegay
Supina Bytol: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxkRaGMReck

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Reza Fazeli, Michelle Grace Hunder Photography

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Reza Fazeli

22 year old Reza Fazeli began playing music three years ago in Iran. Originally from Afghanistan, his music pays respect to the language and folklore of his homeland. Reza is part of the 2015 Visible Music Mentoring program, working with acclaimed musician Taqi Khan and producer Ivan Khatchoyan to develop songwriting skills, knowledge of the music industry and record a profession track.

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Saharnaz Kia, Michelle Grace Hunder Photography

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Saharnaz Kia

Persian singer Saharnaz Kia began singing in Brisbane with Scattered People, a group that brings forth the voices and songs of asylum seekers. She has performed at Woodford Folk Festival as part of a collaboration with Ethno Australia, the brings together musicians from all four corners of the globe. Now living in Melbourne, Saharnaz Kia is working with talented singer and instrumentalist Ria Soemarjo as part of MAV’s Visible Music Mentoring Program.
Check out the live footage on Saharnaz Kia performing at Woodford Folk Festival.

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Also part of Igniting Imagination 2015:

2015 Igniting Imagination Ambassadors:

Leaders in their artistic practice and representing the changing face of diversity in the arts: Farkhonda Akbar, James Henry, Moses Iten, Ajak Kwai, Lamine Sonko, Sinit Tsegay, Wang Zheng Ting and Chi Vu. We invite you to connect with them at the Festival or on social media!

Igniting Imagination is a partnership between Multicultural Arts Victoria & Melbourne Festival that has been running every year since 2011. This project builds dynamic new bonds with our culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and brings exceptional artistic talent form Australia’s emerging, Indigenous and refugee communities to the stage.

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Date:
October 25, 2015
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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