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Dakh Daughters

All girls freak cabaret from Ukraine

Part of the Festival "Utopian Realities – 100 Years of Now with Alexandra Kollontai"

With provocative-political statements and a unique appearance at Kiev’s embattled Maidan, the women band caused quite a furore. The Dakh Daughters (daughters of the “Dakh” theatre, one of Kiev’s most important avant-garde stages) sing of the borderland of an empire, of post-Soviet tragedy, of Donbas, the contested industrial region in eastern Ukraine. A performative-musical slugfest with 15 instruments.
Past dates
January 2017
Ukrainian with English surtitles
ca. 90 min.
director
Vlad Troitsky
cello, accordion, piano, drums
Solomiia Melnyk
drums, percussion, double bass, trembita
Ruslana Khazipova
piano, double bass, drums, flute
Tanya Hawrylyuk
double bass, percussion, piano
Natalia Halanevych
violin, trembita
Natalia Zozul
guitar, percussion
Anna Nikitina
cello
Nina Garenetska
video design
Mariya Volkova
German premiere in the frame of "Utopian Realities", a co-production of HAU Hebbel am Ufer and Haus der Kulturen der Welt as part of "100 Years of Now", curated by HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.