ReroRera Duo is in a continuous search for common grounds, paths and, ultimately, a common expressive language of different ethnic musical traditions. Zaza Korinteli, better known by his stage name Zumba, is a Georgian ethnic-jazz-rock musician and musicologist whose music fuses Georgian folk tradition and other world music inspirations. Sergey Prokushkin is a jazz pianist and composer with a multicultural background focusing on a variety of world folk music with South American, Middle Eastern and European flavor. ReroRera will be joined by Billy Edwards, an up and coming bassist whose only motive is to spread joy through music. He plays with as many people as possible around the US and Chile in order to prepare himself for any musical situation.
Simorgh Dance Collective, led by Farima Berenji, creates a bridge between music and movement through her renditions of traditions from Persia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, while visually linking the audience to India, a stop along the Silk Road.
Xpressions Dance creates immersive experiences of India through dynamic movements tapping into the spontaneous energies of the dancers and the audience, while seamlessly collaborating with the Mexican tradition.
Dancer/choreographer Arturo Magaña, who battled criticism and homophobia to create the world’s first LGBTQ+ Mexican folkloric dance troupe, Ensamble Folclórico Colibrí, concludes the journey by demonstrating the power of narrative within dance, with Spanish influenced and original Mexican music and dance.