Flying Nomads

The Flying Nomads are a duo living in the Rhodope mountains of Bulgaria that
creates World music, combining the traditional ethno and modern style.

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The Flying Nomads are a Balkan music duo living in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria. Kristina and Daniel create music for the soul that helps reconnect with yourself, nature and the ancient.

Bulgaria, at the border between Europe and Asia, has a wealth of ancient traditions and natural beauties. Imagine walking in a natural paradise like the Rhodope Mountains, home to a stunning wilderness, beautiful blue water lakes, dreamy meadows and ancient temple complexes. Here, would start your journey with the Flying Nomads. Their recordings, video clips, and other productions are an invitation to put more nature & roots in our life. In a fragmented and noisy world like ours, the regenerative music they create and perform is like a soothing caress, barely touched, and delicately scented.

The duo draw their influences and inspiration from various sources, including the rich musical heritage of Bulgaria and the broader world of modern music. They perform in the nature, on the street, at people’s homes & at various music festivals and gatherings. They have performed at more significant Open air & Medieval festivals and intimate gatherings like Cacao ceremonies, retreats & art gallery openings.



Listen to The Flying Nomads’ music >>>> https://www.youtube.com/c/FlyingNomadsmusic



Kristina is a professional photographer and herbal remedies creator. She traveled the world. The Middle East and the Indian subcontinent significantly influenced her life and work. During her stays, she studied percussion and various forms of local music traditions. She has a special connection with the Daf – a Middle Eastern (mainly Iranian) frame drum used in popular and classical music and Sufism rituals. Inspired by the “invisible” world, Kristina also creates deep space and meditation music, where you can hear her playing various instruments, including sitar, ukulele, and guitar.



Listen to Kristina’s music >>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0olgwOMYD9w



Daniel has a background in many fields, but he is a musician in the soul. He has a beautiful voice and plays Bulgarian tambura. His interest in music started when he was a kid. Over the years, he developed a passion for string instruments, especially the classical guitar. Besides his musical works with the Flying Nomads, Daniel is very busy with a music academy project for children and young adults.


Listen to Daniel’s music >>> https://flyingnomads.bandcamp.com/album/the-bulgarian-folklore-is-colorful

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