music and dance: throat singing

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Inuit throat singing is a unique and enchanting form of musical expression. A mixture of husky chanting and low growling, throat singing is a competition in which the first person to laugh, stop, or run out of breath loses.

  • grant: $250,000 - City of Iqaluit

    To provide support for the Elders Centre, Qimaavik Shelter, the Recreation and Community Services Department, and housing and supportive programs for elderly individuals and homeless women and children.

  • topic: traditional music

  • topic: music

  • location: arctic bay

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music and dance: throat singing

Inuit throat singing is a unique and enchanting form of musical expression. A mixture of husky chanting and low growling, throat singing is a competition in which the first person to laugh, stop, or run out of breath loses.

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