Eastern Tunes 2019: Shahab Tolouie Quintet

One of next year’s bands at Eastern Tunes 2019 will be the Shahab Tolouie Quintet! Their compositions blend fervent flamenco expression with the intonation and rich musical elements of traditional Persian music. There is mysterious mysticism, deep philosophy, light playfulness and fiery passion. The Shahab Tolouie Quintet creates a distinctive multicultural style that is an […]

Eastern Tunes 2019: Mukaddas Mijit

For this year’s Eastern Tunes Festival on 6.7.2019 we are preparing a performance of Uighur dancer MUKADDAS MIJIT. Don’t miss her graceful performance! Bio Mukaddas Mijit was born in May 1982 in Urumchi, the capital of Xinjiang in the Uyghur Autonomous Region in North-western China. She is an ethnomusicologist, filmmaker, dancer and music manager. In […]

Eastern Tunes 2019: Sabrine Jenhani

Take part in this year’s Eastern Tunes! Become a sponsor of the Tunisian ZAY project by Sabrine Jenhani. Part of the cost of travel from Tunis to Mikulášovice and back, fee for performances and accommodation in the Czech Republic will be covered your contribution of 5000, -CZK.Your logo will appear on festival promotional materials.Thonmi, z.Velký […]

31.1.2018 Presentation: Tent or settlement? Tibetan nomads under the influence of Chinese development policy

(Dr. Jarmila Ptáčková) Current development policy in western China does not only affect the landscape and the environment, but also the daily lives of local residents such as the Tibetans. The government’s ambition is not only to expand and connection of existing cities, but also to urbanize rural areas and modernize “backward” livelihoods, such as […]

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