Bojana Nikolić

(born in Belgrade, 15th September 1984), ethnomusicologist, singer, composer. She finished her Master’s Degree at the Ethnomusicology Department of the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade and has been for many years actively engaged in the field of researching vocal techniques from the whole of the Balkans regions, especially Serbian and Bulgarian styles. She performed over 200 concerts at home and abroad (America, Canada, Mexico, Luxemburg, Belgium, Netherland, France, Hungary, China, India, Italy etc), and collaborated with numerous musicians and world music ensembles, such as: ''Sanja Ilic & Balkanika'' (Serbia), Teodosi Spassov (Bulgaria), Palya Bea (Hungary), ''Hazari'' (Serbia) etc. She founded her own world music group in december 2008, with which she perform the music of the Balkans. On the group’s repertory there are songs from all areas of Serbia - Vojvodina, Sumadija, Kosovo and Metohija, Western and Eastern Serbia as well as the songs from the areas of the former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece and Romania. In 2010 she became a part of new international group ''Taram'' with: Tuur Florizoon (Belgium), Mohammed Antar (Egypt), Bogusz Wekka (Poland), Mihaly Gyorgy (Hungary) and Oriol Gonzales (Spain). She arranged many traditional folk melodies and for her last album she composed the song “Moja zemlja” which is inspired by traditional music  from the Balkans.
Recordings: S kolena na kolen; Balkan concept; Trojanac; Serbian ethno sound I & II; Biber; Carski dru.