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KHUSUGTUN'S CONCERT AT UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS

KHUSUGTUN'S CONCERT AT UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS

Date: 
Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Concert – Nomadic way – Living in harmony with Mother Earth by Khusugtun, Mongolian ethnic ballad group, on Monday, 09 March, 2017, at 7.30pm in Conference Room 4 (1B), General Assembly Building, UNHQ.

Khusugtun is an internationally recognized group that performs traditional music from Mongolia. They are especially renowned for their capella arrangements using “khöömei” or “overtone-singing,” which is an UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity from Mongolia. The group has produced numerous works that feature elements of Western classical music and musical instruments and techniques that form part of Mongolia’s intangible cultural heritage, including the horsehead fiddle, zither, flute, lute, open-ended flute, various jaw harps and overtone-singing.