Tuesday 29.11 at 6pm at Arkadia: Harp & Kora concert by Natalia Castrillón (COL) and Cheick Cissokho (SEN)

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Dear friend of Arkadia,

You are invited to a Harp & Kora concert by Natalia Castrillón (COL) and Cheick Cissokho (SEN) on Tuesday 29.11 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)

Natalia Castrillón, harp/vocals

Cheick Cissokho Kora/vocals


The musicians have found a special connection between their instruments and have taken inspiration from West African, Latin American, experimental improvised music and Cheick Cissokho’s compositions




Warm regards,


Entrance is free but a donation of €3 (or more!) to fund the event is suggested and would be most welcome. If you have no loose change or coins we gladly accept payment via Visa Electron or Mastercard etc. !


Natalia is interested in spreading and sharing the sound of the pedal and lever harp in any artistic context. She is an active performer in collaborative projects with artists from different disciplines such as theatre, dance and experimental improvised music, expanding and getting versatile and innovative sounds on her harp.

Cheick is a Kora player from Senegal who plays and sings traditional West African music. He comes from a family of kora players with many generations of musicians.He has played with many amazing musicians such as Solo Cissokho Maher, Sousou Cissokho, Mamadi Keita and Seckou Keita. In Finland he plays in Sila Fato group and has played as a guest musician with ES¬OW and the radial band and on Aino Kurki’s Koralleja album.