…Imagine, she says, a world where as a female you are charged with the survival of the community, from healing to summoning the rain for the crops. There are no hospitals. All you have are some herbs and some songs. Many songs, in fact. Because, you know, there’s a song to ask for the rain and another one to ask it to stop.
This is something you will have never heard before. The archaic, pre-Christian, but still very much alive singing tradition of Belarus delivered acapella by the music ethnographer and singer Irena Kotvitskaya. Female magic, over a thousand years old, and powerful AF.
Piazza delle MonacheAccessibility: wheelchair users and people with limited mobility should be accompained. In some places the slope is greater than 8%. Access through: via Rocca Malatestiana, via Contrada dei Signori.