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Today's Talents: "Tamara Obrovac, Livio Morosin, Gustafi,..."


Her music goes beyond time and geographical boundaries, thus becoming a universal artistic message, establishing Tamara Obrovac as an exceptional artist.

Tamara is known for her highly aesthetic performances, spontaneity, inventive improvisation, freedom, humour and the ability to communicate with the audience  (www.tamaraobrovac.com).


LIVIO MOROSIN (1963)

Llivio Morosin is native from Pula and is one of the best Istrian authors of pop, rock and ethno music.

He started his career in 1980 with Gustaphi And His Good Spirits group was part of the group until 1990. Later on he began a successful cooperation with singer Alen Vitasovic.

He writes in Istrian dialect and his way of interpreting music influenced several other eminent Istrian musicians.

In 1999, Livio and Istrian ethno musician Dario Marusic issued Bura Tramuntana album for which they got the greatest Croatian music award "Porin" as the best ethno album of the year.  Livio also write music for theaters, movies and he is alse a poet writer. 

Livio lives and works in Vodnjan - Dignano and the following song incorporates Dignano tune in it.


GUSTAFI (1980)

Gustafi is an Istrian music band founded in 1980 in Vodnjan by Edi and Vlado Maruzin, Cedomir Mosnja, Igor Arih and Livio Morosin. In origin the band was named Gustaph I njegovi dobri duhovi – “Gustaphi And His Good Spirits”.

The band continues to be very popular among Istrian population and present on many traditional events organized around Istria.

Gustafi band is characterized by combining rock and Istrian traditional music, blues and tex-mex.

The founders consider themselves being among the main representatives of “ca-vala”. “Ca val” was founded by Franci Blaskovic and his band Gori Ussi Winnetou, and "Ca val" term aims to describe the rock type of music interpreted in chakavian dialect.

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