Dikanda is honest, fiery world music played straight from the heart. Expect to dance!
Dikanda is a world music internationally renowned band from Szczecin, Poland. In its artistic work Dikanda promotes the authenticity of style, searching for new trends, thus most of their works are original compositions.
Dikanda draws its musical inspiration from traditional folk sounds of the broadly defined Orient -- from the Balkans, through Israel, Kurdistan, Belarus to India. Their works are dominated by the Balkan and Gypsy influences.
The band has been playing together since 1997 and have performed hundreds of concerts, mostly in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland but also in Russia, India and the USA.
Dikanda has won numerous awards including:
First Prize Polish Radio Festival of New Music "New Tradition"
First Prize Eurofolk Festival
Montreux Jazz Festival
Polish Song Festival
Szigeti Festival - Budapest
1st Prize and Audience Award - Folkherbstfestival
Folk Phonogram of the Year - III Prize for album Jakhana Jakhana
Disc of the Year award "Ushtijo" by German magazine Folker
Chopin Theatre (View)
1543 W. Division St
Chicago, IL 60642
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