Yunggiema: Songs & Chants for the World
Yunggiema is a singer from the Menba minority people who emigrated from Bhutan to the southeast region of Tibet over 300 years ago. She sings the songs and stories of her ancient clans-people passed down by her grandmother. Some of the tunes are set to sparse traditional arrangements and others to more modern beats. This show is from Split Works, which is usually a good sign. Guest singer is Namu, from Mokko's. Visuals by Beibie. Tickets 70rmb or 50rmb in advance from splitworks.taobao.com. Check some of her stuff here: soundcloud.com/nathanield/sets/yung-gie-ma.