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A multidimensional introduction to rich culture of Mongolia: Music, song, dance, and art of calligraphy.
Part 3: Khoomei, bringing harmony to the heart and soul
The origin of Khoomei lies in the respect for nature. The singing imitates various sounds of the steppes and reflects the singer’s close bond with nature. The singer can produce up to four tones simultaneously with his throat. In 2011, UNESCO declared Mongolian throat singing as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
“What is so wonderful about this singing is the...more