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Urtiin Duu: Mongolian Traditional Folk Long Song


Language: English

The Urtiin duu or “long song” is one of the two major forms of Mongolian songs, the other being the short song” (bogino duu). As a ritual form of expression associated with important celebrations and festivities, Urtiin duu plays a distinct and honoured role in Mongolian society. It is performed at weddings, the inauguration of a new home, the birth of a child, the branding of foals and other social events celebrated by Mongolia's nomadic communities.The Urtiin duu can also be heard at the naadam, a festivity featuring wrestling, archery and horseracing competitions.


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Place/region: China, Mongolia, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: Mongolian National Centre for Intangible Heritage; Chinese Academy of Arts
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Rights: Mongolian National Centre for Intangible Heritage; Chinese Academy of Arts
 

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Original: DVD
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2008-00115-CHN-MNG.DV
Rights holder: Mongolian National Centre for Intangible Heritage