Justyna is a vocalist, cultural manager and a journalist at the Poland’s Radio 2. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Polish Studies and the Institute of Polish Culture at the University of Warsaw.

For many years, she has been involved in documenting and performing traditional songs from Poland, Ukraine and Russia. A leader of the Warszawa Wschodnia (East Warsaw) vocal ensemble, she has studied with practitioners of ethnomusicology and with old village singers that she met during field trips. She focuses on local and individual singing styles and their evolution. She performs songs from Masovia, Kujawy, Greater Poland and Lubelskie, songs which originate in the repertoires of outstanding Polish traditional singers, who are no longer alive. She has co-ordinated various socio-musical projects which took place in local communities, e.g. in Kujawy.






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