My Dear Mother / To My Roots / 2017
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“Milli´s voice is very colorful with a deep immersion into human emotion, along with an emergent narration. Milli´s modesty and human genuineness is outstanding. It is a celebration of the human voice that warms our hearts.”
Milli Janatková’ s creative work takes in vocal, guitar, percussion, painting and graphics. She studied at the University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic and abroad at the Departments of Music and Theatre at the University of Évora, Portugal, and vocal master classes with Aga Zaryan and Joana Machado. She has been performing since 2006 and exhibiting her art work since 2003. Her solo debut Transformation (2013) has been honored with four nominations for The Independent Music Awards 2014, USA. Milli´s music has been honored with four other nominations for the IMAs 2016, USA. Since 2015 Milli has been working on her multimedia project To My Roots. The new album To My Roots - Milli Janatková Quartet and guests was released in 2017 and it has been honored with the nomination for the prestigious Classic Prague Awards in the Crossover category. The song Mothers´Magic has won The VOX POP Award - The 16th Independent Music Awards, USA in A Capella category. In March 2018 Milli releases a new music video Mothers´ Magic. The story tells about forgiveness and supports loving family relationships. It inspires to open and cope with the taboos of World Wars or socialist traumas and suppressed emotions that often influence the following generations and today´s society atmosphere. It brings hope, understanding and discussion. The project has been financially supported by public crowdfunding, Milli´s native town Mělník and The State Fund of Culture, Ministry of Culture, Czech Republic. Milli has been interconnecting her original projects Quiet, please! and To My Roots. The main goal is a motivation to renew trust between people, as well as for them to respect to each other by understanding and interconnectiong. Be a part of the story which is a journey to courage and hope.