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Some of past events & joint projects of Bulat Gafarov:

 

 

 

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Tours:

Ukraine: festival "Kazantip" 2001;

Kalmykia (Elista, project "Russian Dakar") concert for president of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (2006);

Buryatiya (Ulan Ede) composed music for "Theatre Baikal" / Mongolia (Ulan Bator) (2006);

Kazakhstan (Alma-Aty, Astana) for the president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev (2007);

Ukraine: Yalta - Opening of "Russian films festival" (2007);

Uzbekistan (Samarqand) - "Sharq Taronalari festival" (2007);

Ukraine, Kiev - "Pianomania" project with Dmitry Malikov (2008);

Novosibirsk - Concert on a central square during a full solar eclipse (2008);

Sochi (Russia) -  film festival "Kinotavr 2009" (with Chaif and Green Point bands);

Ankara (Turkey) - for Qatar Airlines, guests of event: President and prime minister of Turkey, sheikh of Qatar (2009);

Kazan (Tatarstan, Russia) - musical festival "Creation of Peace" (2009) joint concerts with Andrey Makarevich and Volga band;

Norway: Tromse, 2009 - "World Music" Festival (joint concert with Volga band);

Canada 2010 - festivals and concerts in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Nelson, Wells, Pefferlaw. Solo and join with Namgar band;

Canada 2011 - festivals and concerts in Vancouver, Montreal, Nelson, Wells, Prince George - Solo;

USA - 2011, concerts and festivals in Los Angeles and New York;

Norway (Moi Rana, 2011) - "Smelte Digelen" festival with "Arctic Mood" project;

Russia | Sochi 2014 - XXII Olympic Winter Games;

Kazakstan | Almaty - Festival "FourE" 2014; Duet with Sati Kazanova.

Kingdom of the Netherlands, Amsterdam - concert for "Amsterdam bank" [2014];

+ Many times: Saint-Petersburg, N. Novgorod, Samara, Krasnoyarsk, Ekaterinburg, Great Novgorod & many others

 

 

  • FESTIVALS: "Kazantip" (2002, Ukraine), "Ethnolife" (2004-2005), "Ethnoland" (2006), "Veresk" (2004), "Space Parade" (2004, St. Petersburg), "Novaya Era" (New Era, 2003), "Ayurveda" (2001), "Island Brahma" (2007), "The New Year's Ethno-Carnival Peace & the Consent" (2008), "The world festival of tea & Coffee" (on the Red Square in Moscow, 2006), "Space of joy" (2006, Ukraine), "Moscow in Rhythms of Nations of the world" (2006, 2007, 2008), "Without borders" (2006), "Solar plexus" (2007), The youth ethnic art festival "The Brotherhood of students - the brathergood of people" (2007), "The world festival of tea & Coffee" (2007, Kolomenskoe), "3 International Festival of a jazz" (2008), "Beckoning worlds" (2007), Sixth International Festival "Sharq Taronalari" (Uzbekistan, Samarqand 2007), Fifth Moscow Festival of Domestic Cinema "Moscow Premiere" (2007, Moscow), "Kino Yalta" (2007, Ukraine), "Preobrazhenie" (Sokolniki-fest, 2007), "Edinenie" (Unity, 2007), "Silk Way" (2007),  "Voploshenie" ("Incarnation", 2007),  "Bibliobraz" (2007), "Midummer" ("Solnczevorot" 2007), "Festival of Traditional Chinese Lanterns" (2008, 2009), "Kinotavr" (2009, Sochi, Russia), "Creation of Peace" (2009, Kazan, Russia), "World music festival" (2009, Norway), "Arts Wells" (2010, Canada), "Sunfest" (2010, Canada, London), "Vancouver folk festival" (2010, Canada), "Little Fest" (2010, Canada, Nelson), "Ottawa Folk Festival" (2010, Canada), "Summerfolk" (2010, Canada, Ontario), "Eaglewood" (2010, Canada, Ontario), "Fight Nights" - "Battle for Moscow" 2010, "Falcon Rifge Folk Festival" (2011, New York), "Arts Wells - festival of all things" (Canada, BC, 2011), "Komasket music festival" (Canada, BC, 2011), "Music in the Mountain" (Canada, BC, 2011), "Festival of Time and Epochs" (2011, Moscow), "Pop Montreal festival" (Montreal, 2011), "Smelte Digelen" (Norway, 2011),  "Marathon health - 2012" (Moscow, Russia),  International Eco-Festival of Yoga "Free Spirit" (2013, Kaluga), "International Museum Night" (2013, Moscow), I Street Arts Festival "Open Streets" (2013, Moscow), International Eco Yoga Festival "Free Spirit 2013", Festival-Open air "84udo",  First International Festival "Moscow Tolerant" 2013, "XXII Stars of the White Nights", "XXII Olympic Winter Games" (Sochi 2015), Festival "FourE" (2014), Festival "Ethnopath" (2014), "Probuzhdenie" (Awakening | 2014), "Usadba Jazz" (2014), "Trimurti" (2014), "Skazka" (2014), Day of Moscow 867 - "Festival of Drums art" (2014), "Silk Way" (2014), "We are Together!" (2015), "Puteshestvie Mira" (Travel of Peace | 2015),  "Night of Museums" (2015), "Trimurti" (2015), "Imaginarium" (2015), "Chill Out Planet" (2015), "Skazka 2" (2015) and many others

 

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Joint Projects of Bulat Gafarov :

 

 With artists: Bobby McFerrin (Opera “Bobble”), Andrey Makarevich (festival "Creation of Peace"), Mark Pekarsky ("Show 57 grains"), "Chaif" ("Kinotavr" 2009), Dmitry Malikov (show "Pianomania"), SATI Kazanova (Duet with Bulat. Festivals & concerts. Olympic Games), Pelagea (Siberia/Moscow), Tina Kuznetsov (Moscow), Nino Katamadze (Georgian Republic), "Volga" (Norway and Kazan tour), "Namgar" (album "Nomad", Canada tour), "Hi-fi" (song "Beda" ("Trouble")), "Green Point" band (at festivals "Kazantip", "Kino Yalta", "Kinotavr"), Garik Sukachyov (at "House of the sun"), Bogdan Titomir, Eugene Stychkin (Ballet "The Little Prince"), Chulpan Hamatova (Ballet "The Little Prince" & at "House of the sun"), Herman Vinogradov, Jura Balashev, Jan Bederman, Sergey Filatov, "Tetris" band, Vahtang Kalandadze (Beatboxer), Sergey Starostin, Sergey Klevensky, ensemble "Chukotka", "Zerkalo band", Brynjar Rasmussen/Arctic Mood, Igor Grigorev, "Couple" band (Dmitry Vasilyev, Katya Chernyavskaya), Marta Ruiz Villamil (Cuba), Edson Cordeiro (Brazil/Germany), Andrey Mongush (Tuva), Adam Matta (New York), Andreas Schaerer (Germany/Zurich), Vladimir Kryzhanovsky (Moscow), Joey Blake (Boston), Christiane Karam (Lebanon/Boston), Brenna MacCrimmon (Toronto/Istanbul), Bori Magyar (Budapest), Marina Sabianina (Moscow), Gaya Arutyunyan (Armenia), Andreas Jones, Eugeny Stychkin, Vasily Shcherbakov, with orchestra of Moscow and others

 Bulat has worked with many Directors: Yevgeni Grishkovets (perfomance "Siege" ("Osada"), Garik Sukachyov (film "House of the sun"), Vera Glagoleva (film "Ferris Wheel"), Nikita Dmitrievsky (ballet "Sansara"), Nikolay Basin (ballet Moskva), Olga Stolpovskaja (film "Fishman"), Natalia Anastaseva (perfomance "Sleep In Summer Night"), Igor Grigurko, Patrick Rollen, Aleksey Shilin, Anzhela Golubeva (perfomance "Hotel of two worlds"), German Pikus, Artem Kochukov (film "On the low frequency"), Tandy Beal (Opera "Bobble") and others

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Bulat played concerts for presidents of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kalmykia, Turkey, ambassadors of France, Japan, India, Jordan, Mongolia and others.

Bulat and his Toke-cha band played at many festivals in Russia, USA, Canada, Norway, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kalmykia and Uzbekistan.

Bulat was in many countries where he studied folklore, singing and playing various musical instruments.

He has organized several successful ethnographic expeditions where he recorded a unique musical material.

On the web site of his band www.Toke-cha.ru Bulat created a unique e-encyclopedia of musical instruments.

Bulat and his band has many diplomas and awards from the Government of Moscow, India and various festivals.

 

Bulat Gafarov composed music for:

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movies & animations:

Theatres and Perfomances

Theatres and performances:

 

  • "Hotel of two Worlds" by Eric Emanuel Smitt | The directors Patric Rollen, Igor Grigurko | Rati

  • "Siege" ("Osada") | Director Evgeniy Grishkovecz (STD theatre)

  • "Sleep In Summer Night" | Director Natalya Anastasyeva | "Little World Theater"

  • Experimental theatre "Pag&Arm" | "The Fish-Sun"

  • "Badma Seseg" ("Flower of a lotus") | Theatre Baikal (Buryatita) | Dandar Japovich & German Pikus

  • Ballet "Sansara" RAMT | Nikita Dmitrievsky

  • Opera "BOBBLE" by Bobby McFerrin, Tandy Beal (USA/Russia)

  • Ballet "The Little Prince" Theatre by V.S Meyerhold | Nikita Dmitrievsky | Theatre "Ballet Moscow"

  • Ballet "ALEM" | "Astana ballet" / "Astana Opera" | MARIINSKY THEATRE | MOSCOW MUSIC THEATRE | The MuseumsQuartier Wien (Austria) | Paris, France | "Palace of Peace and Reconciliation" in Astana | KBS hall, Seoul, Korea

 

For computer game  "Shelter Online" by "Digital Worlds company"

 

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Info in mass-media:

  • TV: 1 ORT, Russia Today, Euronews, Stolitsa (Capital), Mir (world), ТNТ, NTV, STS, Culture & many others (some videos here)
  • Radio: Radio of Russia, Mayak, Arsenal, Kultura (Culture)б Silver Rain and many others
  • Magazines: "Jalouse", "Ethnosphere", "Alquimia", "Moscow Times", "Moskauer Deutsche Zeitung", "Castlegar News", "Moscow orientir", "Village", "MusicZeitGeist", "Hammer" and many others (some articles here)
  • Diplomas and articles (diplomas and articles here)
 

Albums:

"Phytogenesis Music" [2002]

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"Matrix" [2003], "Live 2004" [2004]

 

"Live 2005" [2005]

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"On Line" [2006-2007]

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Double album "Eclecticus" [2011]

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"Harmony" [2014]

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Bulat winner of international songwriting competitions:

International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

Great American Song Award

USA Songwriting Competition

Malibu Music Awards

 

 

 

XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014 | Bulat

Bulat played concerts at XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014

Solo, duet with Sati Kazanova & band

 

 

 

  • Some stages and clubs (in Moscow): MMDM (Moscow International House of Music), Crocus City Hall, "RED SQUARE" in Moscow (Vasil'evskiy spusk), CHA (The central house of the artist), Cultural centr "DOM", "MHA", "Forum hall", "Plazma hall", "Expocentr",  DK MAI, "Moscow House of Nationalities" (At the government of Moscow), "Stone", "First", "Shadow", "Rotonda", "Roxy", "Shtopor", "Rhythm-Blues cafe", "Tochka", "Kul't", "OGY Project", "Kitayskiy Letchik Djao Da", "16 tons", "BB King", "Zapasnik", "Veresk", "4 rooms", The union of composers", "Gun Cafe", "Infinity", "Ballantine's Bar", "Gorky Beach", "Sexton", "Z club", "Neo",  "1000 miles", Boutique-club "Armida", "Om cafe", "The Chinese Dream", "Coluare", "Jumanji", "Sobranie", "Archeology", "Rich", "Tabula Rasa", "Bilingua", "Rock n Roll Pub", "Duma", "World roof", "Chillout gallery", "SexTon", "ChinaTown Cafe", "Zarya Bar" & others

  • Theatres (in Moscow):  MHAT by Gorky, MHT by Chekhov, STD (at Evgeniy Grishkovecz "Osada"  & Altgaki "In thicket"), Theatre by Vasilyev, GITIS ("Hotel of two Worlds", "Dream in summer night"), Pag & Arm Theatre (The project Factory), Small World Theatre ("Dream in summer night"), Moscow Experimental Theatre (multimedia show "Universe Creation"), RAMT & other

  • Exhibitions (in Moscow):  Expocentre ("Peugeot", "Yukos" (Oil & Gaz-2004)), The Moscow House of the painters ("Small Nationalities"), "New Era" (MDH),  "Flowers" (in the museum of the East), Museum of education of Moscow (Ethno musical travel), "International Tourist Fair MITF-2005" (Gostinniy Dvor), Museum of nomadic culture, Forum-Exhibition "Clubs of Moscow", The center of the modern art "Mars", "BibliObraz" , 10th International Exhibition "Construction & Technologies" 2009 (with "Hitachi") & other

  • Presentations: Opening of the First Buddhist Temple in Moscow, "Eugene Perma", "Parliament", Magazine "Eneit" (Plazma Hall), "Biangel" magazine, Jeweller Interior "Korloff", Birhday of the house of a fashion "Jenua Beaute", VIP party boutiques "Lancel" & "Douglas", "AUDI A6 Allroad", Opening the VIP of hotel "One Only" on Mavricas, BBF + "Norilskiy Nickel", "Volkswagen EOS", Opening of ecological shop "Grunvald", Presentation of the beginning of automobile round-the-world travel, party of TNK BP, New Year for GAZPROM (Imperial Park Hotel), Dom kino (The House of Cinema) film "Ferris wheel" by Vera Glagoleva, "The Ugly Swans" (by Konstantin Lopushanskiy), RDTECH company holiday, British Petroleum company holiday, Company "Hewlett-Packard" conference, presentation of the book of poet Konstantin Kuksina of "Argish of Words", company "Hitachi" presentation, "Toyota X-Country" (In five cities of Russia), "Qatar Airlines" (Devoted to opening of new air communications between Ankara and Qatar), presentation of own disk "Toke-Cha. Live" & other

In clubs of tea culture (in Moscow): "Zhelezniy feniks", "East", "INBI", "Ulun", "Green Panda", "Chavan", "Mate", "Ermitazh",  "Bagua" & other

Casino (in Moscow):  Arbat, Crystal, Metelicza, Angara ("A club"), Assambley

 

 

 

 

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