Interview: Mara! & Martenitsa Choir

Mara Kiek is part of one of the key World Music engine rooms in Australia. She is a renowned singer and percussionist, an expert in the Bulgarian vocal style, and one of Australia's key vocal tutors and workshop conveners. When established, ‘Martenitsa’ was the first full-tilt Bulgarian-styled choir, outside Bulgaria.

In the lead up to WOMADelaide 2013, Paul and Nicole had the opportunity to speak with Mara about her group, Bulgarian music, the importance of the festival circuit and much more!