Carnivalia over Europe- Viza are back
Formerly known as Visa the band released two EPs and two full-length albums, along with an award winning music video. In the “De Facto” and “Eros” albums, the music is pervaded by sonorities taken from Arabic, Armenian and Greek traditions blended with elements of rock and dance. In the “Made In Chernobyl”, Russian and Eastern European styles and themes take center stage, intertwined with satirical social commentary on the catastrophe of Chernobyl.
In january 2012, to launch the release of “Carnivalia”, Viza embarked on a special “Strangest Show on Earth” European tour in the cities of Hamburg, Copenhagen, Oslo, Berlin, Paris to name a few. Fresh off the return of this successful tour, Viza is preparing for a very exciting 2012 filled with more shows in Europe and North America.
Among the band´s extensive touring schedule Viza has performed at Sweden´s Malmofestivalen and Greece´s Rockwave Festival [ alongside Prodigy, Gogol Bordello, Ramones], and has already been invited to perform at Norway´s Kartfestivalen and Hungary´s Sziget Festival this summer, one of Europe´s largest and most prestigious music events.
Aside from a passion for music, touring and songwriting, Viza´s extensive performances around the globe also serve as their voice for promoting social consciousness of human rights and community issues- as well as providing opportunities to fundraise for various charities, homeless shelters and orphanages.
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