Qarpa (formerly known as Faktychno Sami) is a Ukrainian band from Kyiv who are often praised as being among the most creative musical groups of their era and noted for their multilayered songs and often radical evolutions from album to album. Led by the iconic Irena Karpa, Qarpa has developed a large and passionate cult following throughout Ukraine. Qarpa has made a range of creative non-mainstream videos and released 4 albums. Currently readying a new all-English language album, Qarpa is poised to expand its popularity to Europe and North America.
information from: http://www.myspace.com/qarpa
photo from the official site: http://qarpa.com/