The company was founded in 1983 by Ivan Stanojlovic, whose dream has always been to create the accordions according to the high quality strandards of the 1960
and the '70 and offer, above all, to the balkan market the tonal richness and the lightness the musicians have been searching for.
The company soon gained recognitition among professional musicians and accordion enthusiasts in Eastern Europe. It was remarkable that Siwa accordions had the distinct quality of Italian made instruments while producing a powerful tone with instant response require by the Balkan folk music.
The company worked in close collaboration with music schools and sponsored national accordion competitions and festivals. "
The First accordion of Serbia", was a popular annual competition exclusively organized by SIWA and open to competitors from all over the world.
In the 1990s Ivan Stanojlovic made many trips to Italy in the pursuit of the best quality materials and assemblies for his accordions. Soon it became clear that there could be no better place to craft accordions than the town of Castelfidardo in Italy, the Accordion capital of the World.
In 2005 SIWA was reborn in Castelfidardo under the name "SIWA & FIGLI di Stanojlovic Ivan". In 2007 the company established a strategic collaboration with the USA based Accordion Gallery.Each SIWA & FIGLI accordion is entirely hand made in Italy with the best quality materials. The results from 30 years of experience and a deep personal passion for the instrument are clear as soon as you try Siwa Figli accordion.
Crafted to the high quality standards of the 1960's and 70's these new accordions will charm you with power and tonal richness combined with stylish desig and classic beauty.