Daryana Antipova

OneBeat Russia Fellow

Drummer, Vocalist

Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Daryana Antipova is a Krasnoyarsk-based drummer and vocalist. Originally from Siberia, Daryana formed the experimental folk outfit Vedan Kolod with her siblings in 2005 and has since released seven acclaimed albums with the group. Drawing on ancient and medieval Slavic folk traditions, Vedan Kolod has attracted an impressive global cult following and toured extensively throughout Russia and Europe. In addition to her performing work, Daryana works as a freelance music journalist and recently served as an organizer for the the Russia World Music Awards, which aims to promote international and folk music throughout her country.