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Colours, 2017 Justice for the first time in the Czech Republic and Michal Horror Janacek Philharmoni

French duo Justice, one of the world's most successful electronic formations becomes the next Jamiroquai, Imagine Dragons, Norah Jones, alt-J, Birdy, Midnight Oil, Moderat LP or the next big star of this year's festival Colours of Ostrava. Justice, repeatedly nominated for Grammy, coming with its impressive light show and incredible dance energy in the Czech Republic for the first time.

Already his band's debut album Cross has caused this French duo overwhelming sensation throughout the world of music and became the star of the stadium. With it, the first Justice earned nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards, two Grammy nominations and went on a tour of the world's biggest festivals. His debut brilliantly hit the club sound and combine the seemingly incompatible: techno, pop, R & B, electronica, funk and metal. With the second album, Audio, Video, Disco Justice in 2011 included the sound of the audience seamlessly infused rock sedmdesátkovým, who paid tribute to legends like Queen, Yes, or perhaps Prince. After five years, the Justice last year, returned in glory with a third studio album. For example, the leading music magazine NME described it as "almost perfect Dance Recording".

"This year we managed thanks to a postponement to build incredibly powerful and packed musical program in the history of the festival, and dare I say generally domestic events is unprecedented. Besides the aforementioned biggest names Colours will also offer domestic premiere exceptional musicians who now collect abroad rave reviews and a nomination for the prestigious award as Benjamin Clementine, Michael Kiwanuka, Laura Mvula. I am very pleased also returns in the new reports - Afro Celt Sound System, UNKLE or faade Freddy, "says festival director to home Zlata Holušová.

"We have something like every year,'fajnšmekři' music,"
says Zlata Holušová. Besides jazz saxophonist Donny McCaslin, who with David Bowie recorded his last album Blackstar and also for it took five Grammy, for example, the newly confirmed phenomenal Spanish-French duo Dorantes & Renaud Garcia-Fons, combining flamenco piano and "double bass Paganini", or American soul formation St. Paul & The Broken Bones, whose frontman frantically screaming, whining, crawling along the ground and pulls the audience as his time James Brown. "It's like the cat who knows how to showcase Otis Redding - it's very interesting to watch him," he said about him surprised Keith Richards. For those who are interested in contemporary European scene, the newly confirmed as the British indie pop band Teleman or German Electronic Project Roosevelt. Also do not miss the popular Electronic stage with current electronic projects, Drive stage with raw, energetic bands or alternative Full Moon stage.

This year's festival also offers several unique one-off projects. At one stage there will perform along with singer Michal Horror band and more than fifty members of the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra. "I am glad that we will be able to one of our best festivals bring songs that people know in a completely new arrangements. Under the baton of Martin Hybler we play together with Ostrava Philharmonic. And I'm looking forward to, "says Michal Horror. "Every performance at the Colours of Ostrava is for us a pleasant musical distraction. It's a chance to introduce themselves to the audience a little less traditional, just different. It is also a challenge - it is a completely new project in Ostrava heard for the first time and more interesting is its preparation. Additionally Michal Horror is one of the most significant personalities of the Czech music scene. I believe that linking the Janacek Philharmonic with him and his band was on the Colours of Ostrava created something quite extraordinary, "says director John Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra Žemla. Individual pieces for symphony orchestra expanded Karel Herman, keyboardist Bands horrors sounds Michalov cross formation but also brand new songs from the album, which Michal issued in May this year. The project created and produced by Bon Art Orchestra.

Premiered at Colours is also experiencing joint US-Czech musical-visual-lighting project of two musicians and constructors unique instruments William Close and The Earth Harp and Lenka Morávková and Bohemian Cristal Instrument. Harp strings William Close, accompanied by a six-member band will be stretched in the 40-meter length of Fresh stage to the opposite construction of the balcony, Lenka Morávková ala Knoflenka playing on electro-acoustic bohemine Cristal Baschet, in novoborských glassworks produced version of the legendary instrument Cristal Baschet French sound experimenters brothers Baschetových. "I met William last year, and after a few rehearsals and meetings we both found that our instruments complement each other perfectly and we agreed to cooperate. During a concert at the Colours will link two unique tools that exist only in one aspect of the whole world, "explains Lenka Morávková.

Alongside Colours of Ostrava will take place during all four festival days also the second annual international discussion forum Meltingpot. "About last year's premiere was a huge interest among visitors and most of them are in our poll expressed that such a forum is at the festival sense," says the director of the organizing NGO Association Antonin Parma. This year, as in several stages will welcome domestic and foreign personalities from the field of education, personal development, economics, arts and culture, human rights protection or traveling.

"We do not want to be another conference, but rather a platform environment where visitors through the personal stories of our guests recharge energy, will get the feeling that the current events makes sense," says Antonin Parma. The first confirmed guests include Czech-American economist and a respected university professor Milan Green, American journalist and specialist on the protection and safety of Sharon Weinberger or Sugata Mitra, an Indian computer scientist and a scientist working in Britain, which under his visionary lecture on experimental self-organized education TED Prize was awarded for the year 2013. "Mitra says the information revolution has made it possible to find such style of learning techniques that were not previously possible," said Parma.

Apart from the discussions will be present at this year's Colours of Ostrava next program of events including theater performances, workshops, screenings, exhibitions, art activities, or special design zone with artistic creation in the field of design and fashion. Children and their parents can enjoy the family zone with a rich program or babysitting, wine lovers and cimbálovek then on the wine bar in the concrete bunker. Overall, should again take place over four days, July 19 to 22, more than 350 program items to 20 scenes. The Visitor services include traditional tent city at the Silesian Ostrava Castle, drinking water in the area free of charge, discount TRAIN + with Czech Railways, reserve seats in advance Gong hall, large screen projection, bike company Bicycles for Africa, bleachers, returnable cups NickNack like.


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