About the band

The folk band HulyaiHorod was founded in Kirovohrad, Ukraine in 2002. It explores the traditional folk music of the Middle Dnieper region (Cherkassy, Poltava, Kirovohrad) and has a repertoire of all genre palette of the region: ceremonial and domestic songs, instrumental music.

The band organizes dance parties during which dances stemming from the “triple-music” tra­dition (hopaks, kozaczoks, mietlicsa, orlicas, hreczanyks) are performed with violins, bass and tambourine. It should be mentioned that the band performs music collected from village artists. The band is a participant of festivals, art events and various folklore projects in Ukraine, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Georgia, Denmark, etc.