2015, Sat, Aug 01

Kompania

Kompania | © Maarten Mooijman

Kompania | © Maarten Mooijman

Bollywood melodies on Greek bouzoukis! While appreciation for Indian cinema came late to Germany, it has enthralled audiences in other countries, such as Greece, since the 1950's. Many of the songs in Greece’s pop canon are actually cover versions of popular Hindi film songs.

In an exclusive program the bouzouki ensemble Kompania from Athens reveals how Bollywood became the third force alongside Greek blues and soul, rebetika and smyrneika.

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