Music from Serbia – Orthodox Celts

Belgrade’s most popular Irish & Celtic music band playing an Irish traditional, arranged by Ana Djokic (the violin player in the video). They are very popular in Serbia and neighbouring states, mainly for their vibrant live shows. A music video from 1997, directed by Darko Debelic “Star of the County Down ”

Music from Serbia – Goran Bregovic

Goran Bregović (Serbian Cyrillic: Горан Бреговић, pronounced [ɡɔ̌ran brɛ̂ːɡɔʋitɕ], born 22 March 1950 in Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina,SFR Yugoslavia) is one of the most internationally known modern musicians and composers of the Balkans. He currently splits his time betweenParis and Belgrade, where he settled down during the Yugoslav Wars.

Bregović has composed for such varied artists as Iggy Pop and Cesária Évora. He rose to fame playing guitar with his rock band Bijelo dugme. Among his better known scores are Emir Kusturica’s films (Time of the GypsiesArizona DreamUnderground).

Here is his song Ederlezi