This show was 13th in the global world music chart, 15th in the global folk chart and 15th in the global psychedelic chart.
Global Riddims goes Balkan Trafik. For the 11th edition of Balkan Trafik a creative breath of fresh air from South East Europe is once again invading BOZAR in Brussels. On the programme, the exceptional collaboration of Goran Bregović's Wedding and Funeral Orchestra and the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra. The Turkish star Gaye Su Akyol, figurehead of a new and progressive artistic wave in Istanbul that combines tradition and modernity. Her lyrics evoke romantic themes infused with a new critical dimension. Her musical universe combines the rhythms and strings of the Middle East with the sounds of rock. Gaye Su Akyol, Bregovic, New York Gypsy All Stars, Kocani Orkestar, Taraf De Haidouks, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Besh o Drom, and the legendary Baba Zula from Turkey are amongst the 250 or so artists present this year. Further a magnificent DJ Spery remix from a Boban & Marko Markovic track (to be released soon) and a track from Meridian 68, blending cultural elements from Poland & Ukraine.