Award Winners / Artist Profile

About the Artist

Juliana Svetlitchnaia (Bothell) is a singer and ethnomusicologist specializing in Russian folk music. For the last 20 years she has been collecting and learning ancient Russian songs from expeditions to remote Russian Villages where these songs existed for centuries and carried orally from generation to generation. Unique songs that are truly beautiful, this project is an effort to preserve and promote a genuine culture.

Juliana received 2009 GAP Award funding for covering studio recording, mastering, artwork, and production of a music CD.

Information included above was provided by artist at the time of application.