The group Zdo Si Zdub, which represented Moldova in the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest will perform in the German town Krefeld in Nordrhein-Westfalen. They are part of the Krefelder Folklorefest, a festival dedicated to the European folk music.
The festival will take place between 19th and 21st of August. It's an umsonst & draußen festival, which means it's an outdoor event for free. The mascot of the annual festival is a toad you can find the exact dates on. Other artists to perform are the French group Red Cardell, who is very famous in Europe with over 1500 concerts already done. They combine folkrock and celtic elements. The Finnish group Gjallarhorn, who plays Skandinavian folf music, is said to have a very magical appearance. A very special artist is the English zither player Andrew Cronshaw, who invites the audience to a “matinée of the special things”.
Zdob Si Zdub will perform on Saturday in front of the old church. Lidia, the famous grandma who appeared on stage in Kyiv “to beat the drum”, according to the song title, will also be present. Together with her husband she will sing some traditional songs from the Black Sea region.
Zdob Si Zdub finished sixth in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 as the first representatives ever for Moldova with the song Boonika bate toba.