The 27th edition of Malta Festival Poznań will be opened by a unique show – an original project by L.U.C, one of the best-known rappers and beat boxers in Poland. L.U.C, well-known for his extraordinary projects combining music and personal narrative, invited to Poznań a few orchestras which will join the city procession, filling up the streets together with cyclists. The bicycle and music parade will go/ride through the centre of Poznań, will be a colourful, vivid affirmation of the city character, a clash of many styles and moods. Everyone can take part in it – passers-by and cyclists, even if they don’t have their own bike. Nextbike – Poznań City Bike joins the action, providing bicycles for the parade participants.The 6-kilometer route, which we developed with Rowerowy Poznań, will end at Plac Wolności where a concert will be held.
The pseudonym L.U.C is used by 36-year-old Łukasz Rostowski – rapper, beat boxer and music producer. In 2010, he received the passport of “Polityka” for innovative combination of disciplines and genres. He co-operated with Zbigniew Namysłowski, Michał Urbaniak, Rahim, Fokus, Leszek Możdżer, Maria Peszek, Urszula Dudziak and Andrzej Smolik. He is the founder of and singer in a music project Kanał Audytywny and on many conceptual albums. In 2011, in collaboration with Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, he released an album titled Warsaw WAR/SAW. Zrozumieć Polskę. In the same year, a record Kosmostumostów appeared whose subject is the story of L.U.C’s life in Wrocław. He recently recorded REFlekcje o miłości apdejtowanej selfie with 11 pieces from the repertoire of such artists as Halina Frąckowiak, Magda Umer and Irena Jarocka, which were arranged with the participation of the invited artists, including Rahim, K2, Mesahah or Adam Lepka.