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  • 2014 Festival Preview: Dimen Dong Folk Chorus

    The choral musical tradition widespread in southwestern China’s Dong communities is an a cappella polyphony. Dong music is inspired by nature, mimicking the sounds of insects, birds, mountains, and streams.

    The Dimen Dong Folk Chorus of Guizhou Province performs on the “Voices of the World” Stage at the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival as a preview for the 2014 Festival, which will feature China.

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