Documentation of the Traditional Music of Minority Ethnic Communities in Laos

This project, which involves the documentation of endangered traditional music used in the ceremonies of seven distinct ethnic minority communities, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to show respect for Lao culture.

Though ancient, the musical traditions of ethnic minority communities in Laos are not well known. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Laos, South-Eastern Asia, Asia, Lao People's Democratic Republic Organiser(s): Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $44,856 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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