Istanbul Ekspres festival

The Istanbul Ekspres festival focusses on the rich and lively music scene of Istanbul. During 10 days you can discover what is going on in this musical hotbed.

This edition, musicians from Turkey and Greece meet to celebrate their shared cultural history.

From Friday 11th till Sunday 20th of November you can hear bluesy rebetika, oriental jazz or festive Balkan music in Ghent. I.a.w. De Centrale

For this festival edition, the world-famous lyre player Ross Daly takes young musicians from Belgium, Greece and Turkey along with him on a musical journey. Take a look at the rehearsel process:

Or the whole concert:

Published on Mon 21.11.16