Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2022

Jan, Feb, Mar

Ilgen-Nur | Musician

Ilgen-Nur | © Constantin Timm
Ilgen-Nur | © Constantin Timm

Ilgen-Nur Borali (born February 10th, 1996), known as Ilgen-Nur, is a german singer, songwriter, and musician. At the age of 10 she started playing the piano and writing her own songs, and at age of 16 she started playing the guitar. In 2016 she moved to Hamburg and in the following year she released her first EP „No Emotions“ on Leipzig based cassette label Sunny Tapes.

In the following years Ilgen-Nur played several solo tours (including shows in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen) as well as many showcase festivals like the Great Escape Festival, Spot Festival, Eurosonic and Waves Vienna. In 2018 she opened for german band Tocotronic and started working on her debut album. Ilgen-Nur moved to Berlin in August of 2019 and soon after released the critically acclaimed “Power Nap” album on her own label “Power Nap Records”.

Ilgen-Nur is the Villa Aurora Fellow of Musicboard Berlin.



2019 | Live Through This, Popkultur Festival Berlin


2019 | Power Nap (LP), Power Nap Records

2017 | No Emotions (EP), Sunny Tapes



2019 | Nominated for Preis für Popkultur

2019 | Nominated for Hamburg Music Award

2017 | Hamburg Music Award “Krach + Getöse”