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Departure 13: ZARAFA

Zarafa are a Balkans and Near Eastern ensemble led by Pin Rada and
Mark Planigale who explore gypsy and Eastern traditional songs and
instrumental music from Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey,
Iran, Egypt and Morocco. They are joined by vocalist Amela Ushanovic.


02 Feb 2007 photos by Ceri

Moving through lute, piano accordian, saxaphone, oud and frame drum,
Zarafa take the tram along narrow ridgelines, back streets, hip joints
and up and down the isle of the tram. Entrancing vocals and just one
more song – who cares, lets do another lap.

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