Kongero

One of Sweden’s most touring acts. Amazing vocal polyphony, groovy, and powerful.

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Highly esteemed Folk’appella band Kongero is one of Sweden’s most touring acts. They take the listener on a fabulous journey, an all-embracing Scandinavian folk music experience. Amazing vocal polyphony, groovy, and powerful. Kongero has released 5 CD’s and 2 Song Books.

With their voices moving together in tight harmony or intertwining in a whirling tempo, Kongero draws traditional Swedish music out of the past and into the present.

A concert with Kongero will take the listener on a fabulous journey, an all-embracing Scandinavian folk music experience. Blue notes, amazing vocal polyphony, groovy and intimate.

Kongero was formed in 2005 at Ingesund University College of Music. Between teaching and concerts, the Kongeros also conduct workshops, in traditional Swedish vocal music and vocal polyphony.

Kongero has released five albums. The debut ”Om Mikaelidagen” in 2008, ”Bakvända världen” in 2011, ”no. 3” in 2014, "KOM" in 2017 and "Vaerla Vaken", a collaboration album with instrumental band Massivet in 2018. Their music has been sampled, has appeared in movie productions, has featured on a Naxos gold album and more. In 2020 they will release their first live album recorded in Longeuil, Quebec.

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participating in

  • WOMEX, Digital Edition, feat. Budapest Ritmo
  • WOMEX 2019
  • WOMEX 2018
  • WOMEX 2017
  • WOMEX 2016
  • WOMEX 2015
  • WOMEX 2014
  • WOMEX 2013
  • WOMEX 2012
  • WOMEX 2011

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