Hmong Songs of Memory, Hmong Threads of Life

December 16

Launch of Hmong Songs of Memory, Hmong Threads of Life at Tamarind Village.  An absorbing exhibition of photographs, film, textiles, and artifacts amassed by researcher and musician Victoria Vorreiter over many years, offers visitors the opportunity to explore the age-old music, ceremonies, and beliefs of the mountain-dwelling Hmong of Southeast Asia. The event, which marks the launch of her book and ethnographic film, Hmong Songs of Memory: Traditional Secular and Sacred Hmong Music, specially highlights collections of Hmong musical instruments and Hmong clothing representing four subgroups. Hosted by Tamarind Village, an idyllic venue in the heart of Chiang Mai’s Old City, the exhibit runs from 16 December – 30 April 2017.

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