Saturday, August 8

Alaverdi to ‘chant’ at RWMF

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Alaverdi from Georgia will present repertoires of religious chants that are played in different regions in the east and west of the country.

Alaverdi from Georgia will present repertoires of religious chants that are played in different regions in the east and west of the country.

KUCHING: As old as it sounds, the fourth century music from Georgia will bring new excitement to the forthcoming Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) to be held at the Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) from August 7 to 9.

The group, Alaverdi, from Georgia, will present repertoires of religious chants that are played in different regions in the east and west of the country.

According to a press statement yesterday the band, which was founded in December 2014, used traditional folk instruments of string, wind and percussion to perform the traditional music.

They specialised in traditional Georgian folk music which is one of the most exceptional cultural treasures, combining a unique polyphonic complication.

Entrance tickets are now available on sale. For more information on the festival, log on its website at www.rwmf.net.

The event-presale tickets are priced at RM110 for single adult and RM50 for a child.

The three-day entrance is priced at RM300 for one adult and RM130 for a child.