About Etran Finatawa
With its unique concept of desert blues Etran Finatawa captivated fans around the world. Sentimental songs and sounds of drums made from gourds represent raw nomadic life that is threatened constantly growing regions Sahelu.Nová generation of electric Traveller follows the desert blues Tinariwen and Ali Farka Touré.
The home of the group is to become Niger, which lies south of Algiers, the report consists of desert nomads and Tuareg musicians Wodaabe ethnic group, notorious for gaudy painted faces. Wodaabe means “taboo people” and their fascinating habits inspired by the famous German director Werner Herzog Film drovers sun, which captures the ritual Gerewol: thousands of men running for partners in 7 days-long dance marathon jury that “beauty contest” created the most beautiful unmarried girls.
In 2007, the group was nominated in the prices of BBC Radio 3 as the discovery of the year and had also performed in Prague for the first time at the festival Respect. Their powerful and hypnotic music forms sharp tones of electric guitars, rumbling percussion and choral singing.