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Home to a network of international artists and creatives, Channel draws on the Albanian Institute’s unique community to drive a distinctive and evolving programme of original films, documentaries, talks, podcasts, special series and original stories.

Albanian iso-polyphony – Hasmi Zu Vatanë

This ambitious project brings together the most incredible vocal traditions. This amalgamation, not exactly a fusion, since each tradition is still perfectly recognizable, showcases Albanian iso-polyphony with its plangent quality, the cantu a tenore of the Sardinian countryside, Beko blues singing of southern Madagascar, Finnish yoik and rune singing and the Belgian récit chanté.

Line-up

Raphael De Cock (Belgium). / Anu Junnonen (Finland). / Talike Gellé (Madagascar). / Tenore de Monte Arvu (Sardinia) Domenico Nanu, Ivo Deledda, Tore Deledda, Manuela Deledda, Giovanni Carta. / Gjini Family (Albania) Gramoz, Brihans & Ylber Gjini

Presented by the institute on our Vocal Heritage Program.

 

 

The Albanian Institute Channel

Home to a network of international artists and creatives, Channel draws on the Albanian Institute’s unique community to drive a distinctive and evolving programme of original films, documentaries, talks, podcasts, special series and original stories. As well as presenting newly commissioned cross-disciplinary works, we explore and unpacks the artistic process, thinking, and ideas that drive them, reaching new audiences on new platforms, collaborating with passionate artists to amplify their voices, and to nurture our community.

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