Sunday, February 5, 2012

Radio Prague Today 2.5.2012

Articles posted on www.radio.cz today

Moravian folk fusion band Hradišťan and Jiří Pavlica

Hradišťan is one of the country's most respected interprets of folk music. The band started as a folk music ensemble in the south Moravian town of Uherské Hradiště – hence the name – in the 1950s but its rise to popularity and critical acclaim began when Jiří Pavlica became the band's leader, or primáš, in the 1970s.