Witek Kulczycki


Witek Kulczycki is a Musical Education graduate, originally from Poland, living in Galway, Ireland since 2016.

Multiinstrumentalist and vocalist involved in various projects fusing Irish music with other genres (Balkan, Flamenco, Folk-Rock, Sea Shanty, Sung Poetry, Jazz, Eastern music etc.). Former leader of the Irish music band Duan. Composer, arranger, and session musician recording music for computer games, and for the promotion thereof – ‘The Witcher’, ‘Green Hell: Spirits Of Amazonia’,  ‘Clash II’, as well as the ‘Imperial settlers’ board game.

Author of ‘Skellige’ recorded with DUAN written for the promotion of ‘The Witcher’.

Participating in projects such as ‘Baba Yarga’, ‘I’m Your Dirty Sacred’, ‘Hear The Dance’, ‘Celtic-Balkan Power Project’ (with Carrantuohill i Fanfare Ciocarlia), Mandelbrot Set, Funky Space, Orientacja na Orient; and bands/soloists such as Duan, Michał Czachowski (Indialucia), Lucyan, Beltaine, Cztery Refy, Sąsiedzi, Orkiestra Samanta.

Performed all across Europe (Poland, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic.

Teacher at various instrumental workshops, with 30 years’ experience in Irish Traditional Music.


Bands and projects that I participated in




Welcome to my piece of virtual reality. Something to watch and listen to in the ‘Media’ section.

Sit back and enjoy!


Something to watch and listen to


Various texts

The Common Ground, with Jihad Essektani
  • 1 June, 2022

Looking at the world through the lens of mass media and various social platforms, common ground seems to be a dramatically shrinking island; sinking as we speak – literally, going down.

The willow
  • 17 November, 2018

I don’t know how I got here. It feels like I just appeared; saw myself, already in motion, heading towards some destination I had.

  • 18 August, 2018

We have been tying our knot for 25 years now.

It all started when we met in an Irish music band back in Poland. Ever since then we have been.

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