Street Music Festival Held in Niksic

By , 06 Sep 2019, 15:20 PM Lifestyle
Street Music Festival (SMF) in Niksic Street Music Festival (SMF) in Niksic CdM

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The festival began on Friday with a festival promotion. At the square and in the town hall in the park, the audience was able to meet some of the participants on the first evening, and the participants were able to learn the streets of the city and thus bring the whole city into a good mood.

The main part of the program was held last night at already known locations and lasted until till 1-2 am.

The citizens of Niksic, like all other visitors, could enjoy the shows by different performers coming from all over the world.

Jugglers, strollers, one-man-band, fire performers, clowns, musicians, dancers are just some of the participants in this year's festival.

More than 40 performers participated at SMF this year and brought a new kind of art and entertainment to our streets.

Jazz Concert Duo Fuss / Leichtfried will be held in cooperation with the Austrian Embassy in the Niksic Theater on Monday, September 2nd, Dominic Fuss - trumpet and Jörg Leichtfried - piano.

With the music they create, they together explore the boundaries between jazz, classical and modern music. During this process, they find their original sound consisting of an original repertoire, complete with jazz standards.

Their musical connection is based on Fuss's strong sense of melody and Leichtfried's rich harmonic accompaniment, which both complement and build into a symbiosis.

Also, during the festival, visitors had the opportunity to meet two Turkish artists who, in cooperation with the Yunus Emre Institute - Turkish Cultural Center Podgorica, came to Niksic to complete the program of this year's festival with their art and skills.

Veysel Celikdemir sand painting technique, and Nihat Tellioglu glass objects and sculptures showed to the interested audience these extraordinary forms of art.

Visitors to this year's SMF could learn a lot about other cultures and forms of entertainment through music, fire show, dance, performances and circus acrobatics.

This year's festival, the fourth in a row, lasted only one day, due to financial reasons.

The Ministry of Culture provided support to the organization of one of the most significant street art festivals in Montenegro.

Text by M.Drašković, on September 1st, 2019, read more at CdM

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