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Celestino Blends Ancient Andean Sounds with Modern Beats at BEMAC

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Latin grooves, ancient sounds and modern beats all together
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The Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre (BEMAC) has organised a fantastic night out for you at the Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point on Friday, 5 February 2016. Starting at 7.30pm and for the next two hours the exotic mix of Andean, Afro Cuban and western influences of the five-piece ensemble, Celestino will have you transfixed.

Tickets for this amazing show are priced at just $20 per person or $15 for concessional and member bookings. Click here and purchase your tickets on-line.

You will be enthralled with the distinctive and captivating sound of Celestino's of traditional Bolivian flutes and string instruments as they become musically fused with modern Western instruments.

Celestino is a unique ensemble of supremely talented musicians led by Mario Conde that creates an exotic mix of ancient Andean sounds and modern beats. As the only native Bolivian Indian currently fusing music from the traditional Andean genre with Western music, Mario Conde incorporates his traditional Bolivian flutes and string instruments with more contemporary instruments to produce the inimitable sounds of Celestino.
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You will be amazed at the enchanting interaction between ancient Andean instruments and modern technology and how Celestino merges these two musical formats into a truly uplifting sound. The unique and exquisite characteristics of their arrangements create a truly breathtaking synergy.

Celestino brings an exotic and fascinating mix of ancient Andean sounds with modern beats translating into passionate and memorable performances. The music is formed through the incorporation of ancient and traditional Bolivian instruments such as the traditional Bolivian panpipes, the quenas and Bolivia's traditional string instrument, the charango in concert with the more identifiable sounds of modern instruments. Along with the panpipes, quenas and charango Celestino incorporate the sounds of the guitar, keyboards, drums and Latin percussion.

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For more information on BEMAC's fantastic night out with Celestino check out the web site here and the BEMAC Facebook page here.

For more general information on BEMAC and its activities check out the web page here, phone BEMAC on 3391 4433 or email at admin@bemac.org.au
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Why? A night of fabolous music is the perfect way to kick off the weekend.
When: Friday 5 February, 2016 from 7.30pm until 9.30pm.
Phone: 3391 4433
Website: bemac.org.au
Where: Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
Cost: $20 full price or $15 for concession holders and Friends of BEMAC
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