Festival The Spirit of Tengri
The festival will feature ethnic performers from Buryatia, Yakutia, Austria, Japan, Ecuador and many other countries. These artists will sing songs from around the world in the genre of world music, masters of throat singing and virtuoso playing on traditional instruments. On stage Kazakh artists will also perform. Ethnic music lovers can listen to the work of 12 teams.
Tuvan throat singing ‘xoomei’
International Platonov Arts Festival, named after the greatest Russian writer of the twentieth century Andrey Platonov, has been held in Voronezh since June 2011. Created under the direct patronage of the Governor of Voronezh Region Alexey Gordeev, the festival has become the major cultural project in the region and one of the dynamically developing multidiscipline festivals in Russia. It provides a unique opportunity to residents of Voronezh and of the surrounding areas to enjoy the outstanding creative achievements in various art forms. It is a bright new stage in the development of culture of Voronezh region, which is intended to approve Voronezh as one of the leading centers of the Russian culture.
see more about festival:http://en.platonovfest.com/festival
On the official Day of Russia the most famous internationally acknowledged ethno-music band of the former Soviet Union, throat singers of Tuva, perform in Voronezh.
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Call for performers/performing groups in the Shanghai World Music Festival 2014.
The Shanghai World Music Festival 2014 will be held in October 2014. All performers and performing groups specializing in World Music, Folk Music or Ethnic Music are welcome to submit a proposal to perform in this festival. Interested parties please contact the Shanghai World Music Festival organizing committee at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Do give us a biography of yourself or your group, give us your contact, let us know what you do, as well as what items you would like to perform. Do also provide us with recordings or links to recordings, video or audio. Shortlisted applicants will be notified either by email or phone. Thank you.
World music is an art that transcends peoples and cultures. It is formed outside the Western Classical tradition; from the essence of the various musics around the world, forged from the spirit…
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