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International Festival Orient

Location: Vaba Lava, Telliskivi Creative City, Tallinn
Time: 19:00


Latif Bolat, Serap Yilmaz (traditional Sufi Whirling Dervish / Turkey)

Turkish singer, composer and scholar of Turkish music and folklore Latif Bolat is a native of the Mediterranean town of Mersin. After receiving his degree in folklore and music at Gazi University in Ankara, Turkey, he taught traditional music throughout the country. He has also received further degrees in Turkish History and Middle East Religion and Politics from Ankara University and an MBA from San Francisco State University.
Bolat possesses a vast repertoire, ranging from Sufi devotional songs and Turkish folk music to classical pieces. He has presented his music all across America, Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Bulgaria, Turkey, Philippines, England and many other international locations. In addition to his Carnegie Hall concerts and lectures, he has recorded four successful CDs, made many TV and radio appearances and composed music for television. He is also the co-author of a Turkish Sufi poetry book titled “Quarreling with God″.

Ticket 10-15€: Piletilevi
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