Performing arts of Mask in Asia/exhibition/mask-facepainting/
Morin Khuur of Mongolia and Kobyz of Kazakhstan/exhibition/music-instrument/
Southeast Asia has musical traditions for which the region can be described to have a massive cultural wealth of sounds. From the gongs of Vietnam to the woodwind Khaen of Laos to stringed pear- or boat-shaped instruments of Thailand and Indonesia, communities in Southeast Asia have all that.Abdul R. Dim Malaysia 2017 25MIN
Nuri Khujand, an ensemble from the Academy of Shashmaqam of the Republic of Tajikistan is playing a song. Shashmaqam (means the six Maqams (modes)) is a Central Asian musical genre (typical of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) which firstly developed in Bukhara. Shashmaqom (in Farsi - "Six maqoms") is a leading musical-cyclic genre of musical heritage of Uzbek and Tajik people. It includes a cycle of complex and perfect instrumental as well as vocal compositions encompassing different types of melos, forms, usuls (rhythmic formulae) and performances. It is inscribed in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008.