Concerts, tours, records and cultural mediation around the Mongolian musical traditions.
Born from the meeting between Johanni Curtet, musician & ethnomusicologist, and Tserendavaa Dashdorj, khöömii performer & nomadic herder, it’s been 12 years since the association Routes Nomades has been developing musical and heritage projects around khöömii, Mongolian overtone singing.
Started our adventure on the paths of Mongolia, from Ulaanbaatar to the High Altai, we have explored different musical horizons on the way since 2006; until the edition of the first Anthology of Mongolian Khöömii (2017), through the elaboration of the nomination file of the Mongolian Traditional Art of Khöömii on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (inscribed in 2010).
Other roads, mountains, steppes and beyond call us for a discovery…
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At the 10th anniversary of its inscription at UNESCO, the Mongolian khöömii becomes part of conservatory teaching in France!
We are extremely happy to announce the opening of a khöömii course at the Conservatory of Aubagne with the International Institute of World Music! For the first time,
Alert of the cultural genocide : Abolition of the Mongolian language by China in the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region.
In order to support the Mongolians of China to regain their fundamental right to learn, practice and transmit their mother tongue, we have written this