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Published:June 29th, 2009 10:03 EST
With The Arrival of The Summer, Accordionists From Romania Add Flavour to Stockholm

With The Arrival of The Summer, Accordionists From Romania Add Flavour to Stockholm

By Askin Ozcan (Mentor)

Classical Italian songs, popular film melodies, fiery Russian folk music, world renown hits are in the repertoires of the Romanian accordionists who sprawled up again this summer in Stockholm. One hears inspiring tunes, as one comes into a square or going out of the metro. Few coins are thrown into their modest boxes by the by-passers. Some music interested stands and listen to them for hours.

These anonymous musicians may have come from a conservatorium or may be merely self taught musicians. Sometimes, one sees them also in the suburban trains or metro wagons.

With Romania having entered the EU, Romanian citizens are now free to travel to Sweden without a visa and Romanian musicians are especially taking this advantage to add to the charm of the summer in Stockholm, with their music.
 In connection with this, the chapter "Street Musicians", in Askin Ozcan`s fabulous short-story book, "WISDOM IN SMILE" can be mentioned.

 "Wisdom in Smile" - ISBN  142577153X  (Xlibris) is available on 200 internet bookshops including www.amazon.com, www.bn.com, www.adlibris.com, www.capris.no, www.ibs.itwww.libreriauniversitaria.it, www.fishpond.com.au, as well as from the publisher  orders@xlibris.com

 The book is distributed globally by  www.ingrambook.com and is also available at 25.000 bookstores by giving its ISBN.
 http://www.xlibris.com/WisdomInSmile.html


 Author`s web-page:
http://www.xlibris.com/AskinOzcan.html

 Author. Has six published titles in the U.S.A. Also many articles published internationally. Currently writer at www.thesop.org, newblaze.com, americanchronicle.com, theseoultimes.com.