Childhood and influences

Tireless traveler and seeker, Ana Rita Simonka currently lives in Portugal where she breaths the air of her Portuguese ancestors and dives into her Iberic origins to discover new possibilities to inspire her life and her art. She was raised…

The powerful message of her lyrics

Music is the most powerful way to dive into the realms of divinity hidden whithin our heart. Ana Rita Simonka portrays in her lyrics the contrast between the ordinary life and the deepest realms of the soul in a mystical…

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist

Ana Rita Simonka features a surprising repertory weaving her original songs with traditional spiritual music to incorporat the force and the ecstasy from diverse styles such as mantra, kirtan, qawalli, christian chants or indigenous prayers. All these influences define…

Music to feed the soul

More than searching for new languages in a merely aestetical concernig, her music stems from deep intuitive sensations and meditative states, revealing the innermost space where the sound exists as a pure source of power and awakening. Like a medicine-woman…

Ana Rita Simonka and a new world music genre.

Few artists are so inspired to the point of creating a new genre: the Brazilian-born singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ana Rita Simonka is one of these artists hard to label. Her debut Album “Bossa Nova Delhi” (2000) - an exotic…