Quarteto Nova Era hailed from Niteroi, Brazil, a small city across the river from Rio de Janeiro. Niteroi had an active music scene in the late 60's/early 70's, but the bands were often overshadowed by their counterparts in Rio and Sao Paulo.
There are several bands with this name: 1) OVNI (as in U.F.O) is a core band from Los Angeles CA (Outer Space) 2) For the 60s Uruguayan band see Ovni 87. 3) OVNI is a progressive rock band from El Salvador.
Arif Sağ, born 1945 in Aşkale, Erzurum, Turkey is a singer, bağlama virtuoso and leading figure in modern Turkish folk music, as well as a former MP in the Turkish parliament (1987-1991), and an academic.