|Agencija Celinka d.o.o.|
|Sneberska cesta 33, SI-1000 Ljubljana|
|Phone||386 (0) 41 600 783|
|Janez Dovč, Art Director|
|Miha Dovč, Director, Distribution|
|Chantal van Mourik, Public Relations|
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Celinka has released about 70 albums ranging from jazz and ethno to chanson and pop, with many (if not most) of them hanging somewhere in between these coordinates. A quality and also accessible sound is their prime publishing policy in an otherwise very eclectic musical range that is actually rather successful and also critically acclaimed.
Some of the artists published under the Celinka label are Vasko Atanasovski Trio, , Fake Orchestra, Uršula Ramoveš in Fantje z Jazbecove grape, , Katice, , , , , Jararaja, , and a good number of others.
Sounds of Slovenia
Sounds of Slovenia is a multimedia project with a focus on Slovene traditional folklore and music. Its core component is a group consisting of a little more than 30 musicians. All of them are established artists and most of them already have a history of their own adaptations of traditional musical material, with which this collective is also dealing in its own contemporary way. The musicians are accompanied by a VJ and a crew of technicians and together they produce quite a unique audiovisual performance.
Alongside this ambitious set up, there is also the much smaller Sounds of Slovenia Acoustic Trio, which consists ofon accordion, on wind instruments, and on tuba.
The CEL ČES'N project
In the end of 2013, Sounds of Slovenia (the big band version) published an album called CEL ČES'N [The whole garlic], which is available only through Internet download. From there, one can get it by using a code that is sold in a package with a bunch of garlic cloves that were grown by the participating artists. The overarching concept of this project is the call for a better sustainable and home-grown food supply in Slovenia.
Sounds of Slovenia ethnographic work and album series
The Sounds of Slovenia project also encompasses publishing albums of adapted traditional and sometimes truly vernacular Slovene music. Till now, 8 albums have been released and most of them also feature booklets that further elaborate the ethnomusicological work and theory involved. Also in this vein, in 2007 there was an exhibition in the Slovene Ethnographic Museum titled Sounds of Slovenia: from folk musicians to the Avseniks.
Events and cultural promotion activities
Almost since its inception, Celinka has been – usually under the brand Sounds of Slovenia – promoting Slovene culture abroad through various events, performances, and promotional videos. Besides this, they are "specialised in the production of custom events that combine show, music, videos, and performances, based on Slovene sounds, tradition, music, language, landscape, people" and can boast a rather long list of both corporate as well as public sector clients.