Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra is an international band from Barcelona. The group has been gathering the audience’s interest in the whole Europe for years, with their authentic reinterpretations of traditional music, mainly from Balkans and Central Europe. Their music goes straight to the heart, without using any tricks.
Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra (BGKO) has evolved from Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra and in the span of few years earned international recognition. In September 2016 the band released their third album “Del Ebro al Danubio” with the new interpretations of sounds from the Mediterranean Sea and Balkans, winning the first position on Transglobal World Music Chart – the prestigious list of the best music publishers. In March 2018 the newest album of BGKO “Avo kanto” had its premiere. The title in Esperanto means “Grandpa’s songs” The songs from these two last albums will be played for the audience during the “Sounds of Words” Festival.