Presented by SXSW Stands With Ukraine


Mar 18, 2023

8:30pm – 9:00pm CT

Inn Cahoots Outdoor

KOZAK SIROMAHA is a real free Cossack who performs his compositions in an authentic Cossack style, the only Ukrainian Cossack who plays the harmonium, a unique instrument that is not typical for Ukraine. KOZAK SIROMAHA is a free Cossack who lives on the banks of the Dnipro River, in a Cossack settlement, brings up children according to Cossack traditions and teaches them Cossack art. Cossack knows the hopak martial dance, which is more than a thousand years old, and uses the dance in his performances. He also fences with Cossack sabers and creates a proper shamanic ritual on stage. He lives according to ancient Cossack traditions, does not consume alcohol and meat. Since the beginning of 2023, he has been a signatory of the ENKO label, together with such artists as alyona alyona and Kalush Orchestra. The first clip received more than a million views (organic views) and gathered more than 130K subscribers in the first month. Cossack Siromaha is a reinterpretation of traditional Cossack culture in a modern way.

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