Muzsikás Folk Ensemble

Muzsikás Folk Ensemble
  • country:Hungary
  • style(s):Folk
  • label:Rykodisc
  • type:Band
  • gender:male
  • artist submitted by:Fonó Music Hall

Line up

  • Dániel Hamar  (doublebass, gardon, drum)
  • László Porteleki (violin, koboz)
  • Mihály Sipos (violin, zither)
  • Péter Éri (viola, mandolin, flute )


The winner of the WOMEX Award 2008 for World Music, after nearly 40 years of their unrivaled career Muzsikas is the most renowned and popular Hungarian folkmusic ensemble worldwide and in their home-country as well. Their performance is an exciting musical experience where the audience is transferred back to the remote Hungarian village atmosphere where traditions survived through the centuries. Muzsikas pioneered the global acceptance of Hungarian folk music that is now equal with all the other styles of music. The group's vibrant music and informal performance style enthral audiences, elevating Muzsikas to the rank of an institution, a genuine Hungarian treasure, and an ambassador of Hungarian folk music and culture.