Aude recorded an album of lullabies with the help of other expats living in Brno. Photo: Aude Stuhlíková Martin

Last autumn, we announced another round of our initiative to support innovative projects created by expats – called ‘Expats for Brno’. Aude Stuhlíková Martin won the grant with her “Bébe Lune” collection of lullabies from many countries around the world. Now, the album is out!

Aude met with foreigners living in Brno and asked them to teach her their favorite lullabies. Among other songs gathered, there’s a lullaby from the Netherlands, Finland, Romania, Mexico, and even from countries such as Mongolia, Algeria, India, Guadeloupe and Tanzania. Aude is a French artist living in the Czech Republic since 2011. She is a co-founder of the traveling theatre company Le Cabaret Nomade and the band Šarivary. “When after 30 years, I heard the lullaby that my mom used to sing to me as a child, I was really touched,” says Aude. “I realized how deep such a small thing as a song can carve into your soul. And this is one of the reasons why life enchants me.”

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