ONUKA is collaborative project from well-known Ukrainian sound-producer and musician Eugene Filatov (The Maneken) and Nata Zhyzhchenko.
ONUKA’s sound is an organic mix of electronic, contemporary pop music and Ukrainian folk traditions.
ONUKA has managed to present the richness of Ukrainian heritage fused with contemporary electronic music to a wide audience. Vocals, keyboard, wind and folk instruments such as trombones, french horns, bandura, bugay, sopilka, cimbalom, trembita – and much more.
The first single ‘Look’ was released in 2013. Since then discography has been updated with LP ‘Onuka’(2014), EP ‘VIDLIK’(2016), LP ‘MOZAЇКА’(2018) and others.
In 2016 ONUKA introduced the new project in collaboration with The National Academic Orchestra of Folk Instruments (NAONI). In May 2017, ONUKA appeared as a Special Guest in Kyiv at the Eurovision Song Contest. Within a few days ‘Vidlik’ entered the top of European iTunes electronic charts (UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and other countries). 2017 also brought ONUKA European tour, collaboration with Deep Forest and list of awards.
The eagerly awaited LP ‘MOZAЇKA’ — was released in March 2018. In support of the new album ONUKA performed their shows in 14 Ukrainian cities, Europe (2019), China (2019), USA and Canada (2019). Also they played tracks from MOZAÏKA at the European music festivals, such as Sziget (HU), Pohoda (SK), WroSound (PL), Atlas Weekend (UA), etc.
The video for the track “Zenit” became the winner of Around International Film Festival 2021 in Barcelona like the The Best Music Video.