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Tyva Kyzy: Daughters of Tuva

June 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Orvis Auditorium, 2411 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96826

From Tuva, a Russian republic in southern Siberia, comes Tyva Kyzy (‘Daughters of Tuva’), the first and only female group that performs all the styles of Tuvan throat-singing, combined with traditional instruments. Customarily, Tuvan women have been prohibited from performing throat-singing, yet Tyva Kyzy perform this ancient art in their own unique ‘feminine’ style. Since their formation in 1998, Tyva Kyzy has been changing the history of throat-singing, and is creating a new future for the next generation of female throat-singers in Tuva. Co-presented with UH Outreach College.

Tuvan throat singers can produce two, three, or sometimes even four pitches simultaneously. The effect has been compared to that of a bagpipe, created just with the human voice.

Saturday, June 16, 2018
6:30-7:30 p.m. Pre-Show Cultural Activities
7:30 p.m. Concert
Orvis Auditorium, UH Mānoa

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Event Sponsor
East-West Center Arts Program, Mānoa Campus

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Eric Chang, (808) 944-7177,,

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