FRIDAY 18 MAY - 8:00 PM
Nars morin huur, ikil, hoomei, guitar
Saikhannakhaa vocals, tobshur, morin huur, hoomei
Uni tobshur, ikil, hoomei, morin huur
Urgen vocals, morin huur
Chinggel percussion, moadinchur, hoomei
Tsetsegmaa urtyn duu
Biligbaatar urtyn duu
The brilliant Anda Union from Inner Mongolia first toured the UK in 2013 and stole the show everywhere. Their thoroughly addictive combination of Mongolian musical styles is a reflection of their roots. Hailing from differing ethnic nomadic cultures, the band unite tribal and music traditions from all over Inner Mongolia. They are all trained in traditional music from a young age, many coming from musical families. Anda Union are part of a musical movement that is finding inspiration in old and forgotten songs.
Keenly aware of the threat to the Grasslands and their age old Mongolian culture, Anda Union are driven by their fight for the survival of this endangered way of life, by keeping the essence of the music alive. Discover the power and magic of the rich and powerful Mongol traditions and culture, performed by a group that have been stunning people with their music all over the world for the last fifteen years.