Jan 21, 2013

Distinctive Tuvan Singers perform in Tokyo this week

Otkoun Dostai and Choduraa Tumat, prominent throat singers from Tuva, will perform in Tokyo this week.

Otkoun Dostai is a singer, educator, and organizer. He organized the Hikashu concert in Tuva in 2011, and has played with the band. He is also a frequent visiter to Japan.

Choduraa Tumat is a member of Tyva Kyzy, the first and only women's group in Tuva that performs all styles of Tuvan throat-singing. Tyza Kyzy toured Japan in 2009 under Makigami's coordination.

A workshop for throat singing with them will be held as well.

Tour Dates:
January 22, 23 - Shinsekai, Roppongi, Tokyo
January 26 - Cafe Slow, Kokubunji, Tokyo
January 27 - Khoomei Workshop @ Joen-ji, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Choduraa Tumat playing Khomus

January 22-23, 2013
@ Shinsekai
Roppongi, Tokyo
open 19:00 - start 20:00
adv 3,000 yen - at door 3,500 yen
(one drink order minimum)
other act: Makigami Koichi, Obiki Hiroshi (Jan 22), Yamakawa Fuyuki (Jan 23)
venue information (Time Out Tokyo)

Shinsekai, Roppongi, Tokyo

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January 26, 2013
@ Cafe Slow
Kokubunji, Tokyo
open 18:00 - start 19:00
3,000 yen

Cafe Slow, Kokubunji, Tokyo

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January 27, 2013
Khoomei Workshop with Otkoun Dostai and Choduraa Tumat
Makigami Koichi, moderator
@ Joen-ji Hall
Shinjuku, Tokyo
open 13:30 - start 14:00 - close 16:00
5,000 yen

Joen-ji, Shinjuku, Tokyo

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