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    Grand Prix 41. Actor Song Review

    Grand Prix 41. Actor Song Review (PPA) in Wrocław for the best performance of the evening went to Marta Mazurek, who won in the Competition of Actor Song Interpretation. Seven performers took part in the final of the competition.

    The final concert, after which the jury of the Song Acting Interpretation Contest chose the winner, took place on Friday evening in the Capitol Musical Theatre in Wrocław.

     

    Marta Mazurek, a film and television actress, known for her role in the TV series “War Girls” and the film “Dancing Daughters”, sang “The Ballad of an Orphan” by Jan Malisz and “The Devil” by PJ Harvey translated by Michalina Olszańska. Playing Mazurek on the piano, she was accompanied by Maria Klich on the hurdy-gurdy and Katarzyna Kapela on the drum. 

     

    “The award – a statuette of Golden Toucan and PLN 25 thousand. The award was presented to the laureate by Jacek Sutryk, Mayor of Wrocław,” said Joanna Kiszkis, PPA spokesperson.

     

    The special award of the Authors’ Association ZAiKS for the best performance of a Polish song, PLN 10 thousand, went to Dominika Feiglewicz, who performed both songs in sign language, accompanied by Natalia Orkisz.

     

    The artist was also awarded the Journalists’ Toucan, while the Audience’s Toucan – the award of the audience presents at the Final Concert – went to Piotr Zubek.

     

    During the final of the Song Acting Interpretation Contest, the German-Polish Cultural Society Polonica Award of PLN 4 thousand was presented to Monika Zapaśnik together with an invitation to take part in Rock & Chanson Festival in Cologne.

     

    The Actors’ Song Review will last until Sunday. One of the events of this year’s edition of PPA was a concert spectacle by the Russian feminists’ group Pussy Riot. The audience also had the opportunity to listen to concerts by, among others, Dutch singer Kovacs, Bulgarian performer and singer Ivo Dimchev and Portuguese Salvador Sobral – winner of the Eurovision Song Contest.

     

    On Saturday there will be a Gala Concert “A bundle of love songs”, which will be directed this year by Jan Klata. On the stage of Teatr Polski, the audience will be able to see, among others, Emose Uhunmwangho, Magda Szczerbowska, Marcin Czarnik and Roman Gancarczyk. That day, Magdalena Kumorek will also perform on the Pressure Stage of the Capitol Music Theatre with her original project “Madaleine”. The festival will end on Sunday with the performance “Być jak Beata” (Be like Beata) from the Współczesny Theatre in Szczecin with Beata Kozidrak’s songs.

     

    The Review is organized by the Capitol Music Theatre in Wrocław, its patron is the City of Wrocław.

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