"EthnoMechanica" is an international world music festival in St.Petersburg, Russia. The festival is a project of Sergey Kuryokhin Foundation and takes place at the New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theater, St.Petersburg. "EthnoMechanica" happened first time in 2008 and immediately became a significant event in Saint-Petersburg's cultural life. "EthnoMechanica" introduces to Russian audience diversity of world music, welcoming experiment and synthesis. The festival keeps on extending its national and musical geography.
Artists who performed: Mulatu Astatke (Ethiopia), Tony Allen (Nigeria), Mari Boine (Norway), Alexander Balanescu & Evelina Petrova (UK/Russia), Orange Blossom (France), Alamaailman Vasarat (Finland), Zdob Si Zdub (Moldova), DakhaBrakha (Ukraine), Jouhiorkesteri (Finland), La Caution (France), Filastine (USA), Jimi Tenor & Kabu Kabu (Finland/Germany/Ghana/Cuba), Dead Brothers (Switzerland), De Kift (The Netherlands), The Ex (The Netherlands), Dead Combo (Portugal), Mama Rosin (Switzerland), Acid Arab (France), Alo Wala (USA/Denmark), DJ Copyflex (Norway), Skip&Die (The Netherlands), Poirier (Canada), Munchi (Dominican Republic/The Netherlands), Schlachthofbronx (Germany), Rebel up! Djs (The Netherlands), Awesome Tapes from Afrika (USA), Socalled (Canada), Shazalakazoo (Serbia), Las Balkanieras (Germany/Bosnia/Croatia/Russia), Debruit (France), General Levy (UK) & Jacky Murda (USA), Tibetan Buddhist monks from Phiyang Monastery (India), Altay Kai (Altai),Fellow & VJ Ken Wolff (The Netherlands), Daniel Haaksman (Germany), Troitsa (Belarus), Leha Chicanos (Belarus), Gurzuf (Belarus), Baimurat aka Jimmy (Tajikistan), DJ Penny Metal (UK), DJ Kosta Kostov (Germany/Bulgaria), Asfaltal Da Kosmasas (Finland/Russia), Tamara Soundsystem (Ukraine), and many Russia artists - Sainkho, Vera Sazhina&Sergey Letov, Kira Lao, Osipova Luka, Pontell, Signor Mako, Kamennoe More, Namgar, Psoy Korolenko, Garik Osipov, The Retuses, Oligarkh, Domino Quartet, Rada & The Blackthorn, Dukhov Den, La Minor, Skazy Lesa, Nervenklinik, Volga, Swing Couture, Belorybitsa, Ptitsa Tyloburdo, Iva Nova, atlantida, Vereya, DJ Dr.Ethno aka Nazim Nadirov, Inna Zhelannaya, Obmorok Imama, Cheinesh and Marina Stepanova, Velena, Testo, Otava Yo, Hidden Tribe, Bugotak, Peterburgska Roma, DJ DenisRubin , VJ Anima, Trojan Soundsystem, Karl Hlamkin and OgneOpasnoOrchestra, Theodor Bastard, Chance-On Manouche, Reelroad, Naekhovichi, Chumaho Dryu, Ankalym, DJ Сhak and others.
The festival "Ethnomechanica" is supported by the Committee of Culture of Saint-Petersburg, cultural institutions, foreign embassies and consulates.