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Award-winning Romanian singer-songwriter, puppeteer and actress, Monooka performs traditional songs from the Carpathian mountains in a powerful collaboration with three British musicians: fiddler Meg Hamilton, guitarist Matt Bacon and double bassist Paul Moylan. With refreshing spontaneity and a distinctive voice, Monooka blends fiery Gypsy music with the eclectic Romanian songs of her roots. She mixes story telling with marionettes, soulful songs and unique artistic freedom.
‘She’s a genuine talent!’
Magda Stroe, Deputy Director, Romanian Cultural Institute, London
Christian Hogas, Theatre Director, Royal Stratford Theatre