Sephardic Melodies in April 23rd Children FestivalsEstreyikas dEstambol Sephardic Children Choir added even more joy to the April 23rd Children Festivals in Kadıköy with their Judeo-Espanyol (Ladino) songs.
Estreyikas d’Estambol Sephardic Children Choir directed by Izzet Bana, performed their songs on stage during April 23rd National Sovereignty and Children’s Day festivals organized by Kadıköy Municipality. In the course of the April 23rd festivals organized in Selamiçeşme Freedom Park, Estreyikas d’Estambol took their place on stage alongside the Kadıköy Municipality Children Art Centre Chamber Orchestra. Performing live together with the Children Art Centre Chamber Orchestra, they sang various April 23rd songs and the famous Live Aid song “We Are The World”.
The Estreyikas d’Estambol choir is consisting of Selina Özberk, Layza Albukrek, Kayla Layıktez, Reyna Haleva, Jim Sparkes, Eyal Granti, Barış Bahar, Daniel Mazliah Çiprut, Berty Bahar, Nedim Besalel, Cem Hara, Keyli Pekşen and Rayka Layıktez. While the choir was performing the song “Si Veriash A La Rana”, the Children Art Centre Choir joined them in the Turkish chorus parts, creating wonderful sights and sounds.