The 2020 FIL – Festival Interceltique Lorient, appears not to have been cancelled… At least so far. Every year a different world culture is celebrated. This year’s edition, the 50th, is under the theme “Bretagne” (Brittany) and will take place from the 7th-16th of...
Finnd’it founder, Gonçalo Cruz, presented his doctoral research “Forgotten Bagpipes – The Re-design of the Säkkipilli in Finland” at the Musiikkitalo (Helsinki Music Center) on Tuesday 10th March. He introduced the audience to our project – “The...
About Gonçalo Cruz
Gonçalo was born in Porto – Portugal.
He has been a Researcher & Maker of “Iberian Gaita” Bagpipes for the past 20 years.
He is a music composer and guest musician on live and recorded performances.
Gonçalo is also a designer & Educator, having earned a M.A. in Architecture and a tutor’s pedagogical aptitude certificate.
Gonçalo lives in Helsinki - Finland and is currently a Music PhD student at the Sibelius Academy researching the lost Finnish Säkkipilli