Barbara Majnarić


Kutina, Croatia

Barbara Majnarić is a soulful Croatian singer and a researcher of traditional music. She has a highly developed community practice through her work on Ojkanje Workshop, an annual workshop held in Kistanje, Croatia, which brings Croatian and Serbian ethnomusicologists together with local traditional singers and musicians. These workshops culminate in public performance serving as a community building and reconciliation initiative between local Croatian and Serbian population, and also as a cultural preservation project. In addition to her musical skills Barbara has worked as a cultural organizer for a number of workshops and projects that deal with archiving vocal tradition in the region.