OKATA

OKATA is a unique group, combining the beauty of Lithuanian folk songs, electronic music and beatbox rhythms. Their work is self-identity’s and culture’s exploration combined with contemporary sounds. Group members Kotryna Čereškevičiūtė, Justė Kraujelytė ir Kristina Mažeikaitė are professional singers, various TV musical projects competitors and performance creators. Experienced in jazz, pop, blues and other genres they interpret folk songs creating unique polyphonic sound of OKATA. The fourth member – Žygimantas Gudelis, better known as GON, is a professional creator of vocal percussion and live looping performance, who’s not going along with beatbox stereotypes. Žygimantas Gudelis was awarded as the best beatboxer in Lithuania of the year in 2010. 

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