Parno Graszt Biography (Wikipedia)
Parno Graszt is a Roma (i.e. "Gypsy") music ensemble from Paszab, Hungary founded in 1987. "Parno Grast" means "white horse" in the Romany language, with "graszt" using the Hungarian orthography 'sz' for 's'. In the Roma culture white is symbol of purity and horse is a symbol of freedom. Their debut album Hit the piano reached Number 7 on the World Music Chart Europe in October 2002. Hungarian Television and the BBC produced in 2004 a music documentary about Parno Graszt. After their second album, Járom az utam (2004), Parno Graszt was voted in the top 10 for "best artist of year", 2005, by the Swiss music magazine Vibrations. In 2016, they competed in A Dal, the national final selection for Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Már nem szédülök, and reached the final.
Parno Graszt Tracks