Coro Fantastico: Sola Fide Voice Palangkaraya

Sep 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Canta al mar, Choir Events, Coro Fantastico, Featured Articles, Top Post

Photo: Studi43

Photo: Studi43

„Coro fantastico“ stands for fantastic stories about your choir. In 2012 we visited the INTERKULTUR choir competitions and festivals and captured the most beautiful impressions in countless exciting pictures for you.

In the course of the video series „Coro fantastico“ we will show you during the next weeks entertaining and enjoyable reviews of international choir competitions and festivals in 2012. Maybe your choir is also already part of it?

Sola Fide Voice Palangkaraya, Indonesia
Conductor: Onward S. F. Tandang

Sola Fide Voice Palangkarya performed in the Folklore category of the international competition and festival “Canta al mar” in Calella 2012. The fascinating choir come from Kalimantan Tengah (central Kalimantan), an Indonesian province on the island of Borneo. Being on stage they presented traditional songs and dances from their former culture which is shaped by myths. Arms and legs are covered by elaborate tattoos. The motifs of the Dayak people are traditional designs and forms which represent, for example, the status of someone within the community. None of these are insignificant. So the elaborate headdress with the hornbill’s feathers even makes sense. This and much else make this competition category so exciting.

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