Greek singer Savina Yannatou has won Sardinia’s Maria Carta Prize. She is the first musician to win the International Award created by the Carta Foundation. Maria Carta was the premiere interpreter of the traditional music of her country, and the award honours musicians who have made comparable contributions to “world music”.
An Award ceremony takes place in Siligo in North Sardinia, on October 1st.
Savina Yannatou’s newest ECM recording album is “Sumiglia”.