Sarawak’s Orang Ulu culture gets spotlight at Taiwan’s biggest

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The workshop will be conducted by award-winning Malaysian singer-songwriter and sape player Alena Murang. — Picture via Instagram/Alena Murang
The sessions will definitely be actually performed through acclaimed Malaysian singer-songwriter and also sape gamer Alena Murang.– Picture through Instagram/Alena Murang

PETALING JAYA, Oct 27– Sarawak’s special Orang Ulu culture has actually gotten a spotlight at Taiwan’s biggest exterior planet songs celebration for the very first time ever before.

The ethnically varied tribe teams will definitely be actually included in a seminar at the 2021 World Music Festival @Taiwan and also will definitely be actually performed through acclaimed Malaysian performer and also sape gamer Alena Murang, the Sarawak Tourism Board declared today in a news release.

Orang Ulu is actually the cumulative condition provided 27 little Dayak teams that consist of the similarity the Kenyah, Penan, Kayan, Murut and also Lun Bawang.

Kuching- endured Murang will definitely be actually taking attendees by means of the social culture of the Kelabits, some of the 27 nationalities in Sarawak at the seminar which will definitely be actually contained actually and also online coming from October 29 to November 12.

Murang, that is actually of Kelabit and also English-Italian culture, is actually understood and also liked for her planet songs influenced through her expertises of growing aboriginal in a metropolitan setting.

In July, Murang got 2 honors at the International Music Video Awards in the UK– Best Asia & & Pacific Music Video and also Honourable Mention for Best Costume– for her video, Warrior Spirit.

Online attendees will definitely additionally come to join an assortment of speakers and also feature functionalities performed through sound speakers coming from worldwide.

Organised through Wind Music and also funded due to the Bureau of Audio-Visual and also Music Industry Development of the Ministry of Culture, the 2021 World Music Festival @Taiwan includes ethnic backgrounds coming from throughout the world and also unites planet songs and also stand out crossovers.

The 2021 World Music Festival @Taiwan will take place physically and virtually from October 29 to November 12. — Picture courtesy of Sarawak Tourism Board
The 2021 World Music Festival @Taiwan will definitely occur actually and also basically coming from October 29 to November 12.– Picture thanks to Sarawak Tourism Board

The celebration intends to attach the worldwide songs sector online, enhance worldwide swaps and also generate social network possibilities and also alliances for Taiwanese performers.

The bodily show will definitely be actually contained at the Taipei Dajia Riverside Park on October 30 and also 31 including abilities coming from Taiwan, Colombia, Brazil, the United States and also the UK.

Some of the musicians planned to carry out consist of Suming, Sangpuy, Sauljaljui, ZenKwun, Tito Tang and also the Montunos, Grass Walkers, Youth Banana, the O-KAI Singers, the Muddy Basin Ramblers, Gina’s Can, and also Spectro 7 (task. Jacky Chen).  

Online participants may eagerly anticipate functionalities due to the Canadian teams Tio Chorinho and also Bant ü Salsa, and also Taiwan’s extremely personal Taiwu Ancient Ballads Troupe that will definitely be actually applying a memorial receive honour of their creative supervisor and also Paiwan aboriginal titan, the overdue Camake Valaule that died in August.

There will definitely additionally be actually a selection of dancing types such as Arabic, Turkish, Persian, Nicaraguan and also Belizean to please dancing aficionados, plus road musicians that will definitely be actually showcasing their abilities.

Tickets for the 2021 World Music Festival @Taiwan are actually readily available at KLOOK, Pok’elai or even UDN Fun Life.


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