Jan 8, 2024
The Skofka Band — representatives of Ukrainian folk music
The Skofka Band represents Ukrainian culture with a new echelon of Ukrainian rap with elements of folk music. The band continuously experiments with sounds and styles.
Their primary goal is to create high-quality music and promote Ukrainian culture.
The Skofka band embodies the free spirit of Ukrainian, delivering performances in an authentic Cossack style. They are the only Ukrainianadept at playing the harmonium, an instrument uncommon in Ukrainian traditions.
They themselves write the lyrics, arrange them, compose tracks and sometimes even produce video clips on their own. Their music is not only a reflection of their uniqueness but also a testament to their commitment to meaningful storytelling and social consciousness.
Their lifestyle echoes ancient traditions, mastering the ancient hopak war dance, which dates back over a thousand years, and integrating it into his performances.
Additionally, he showcases Cossack saber fencing and incorporates authentic shamanic rituals into his stage presentations.
Skofka's band tour with the participation of DOVI & KOZAK SIROMAHA will cover 21 cities in US and Canada.