Project to transmit Limbe Performers-Circular BreathingsArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ With support of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund, the National Center of Cultural Heritage at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports, Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO and Mongolian Association of Limbe Performers started implementing a project ‘Transmitting and Stabilizing the Folk Long Song Performance Technique of Limbe Performers-Circular Breathings’ between 2019 and 2021. A meeting to present the project progress and limbe training was held today at the Mongolian Theatre Museum.
Rare and Extraordinary “Folk Long Song Performance Technique of Limber Performers-Circular Breathings” was inscribed in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding in 2011. To safeguard and transmit it, the Government of Mongolia, National Center of Cultural Heritage and Mongolian Association of Limbe Performers are jointly implementing the project. Within the framework of the project, pupil-centered teaching classes were opened at the Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture, Mongolian State Conservatory and the Junior Center for Creative Arts and in Khovd, Zavkhan and Umnugobi aimags.
The project team plans to create DVD instructor for training and a documentary film that features the production of Limbe musical instrument and training methods of Limbe, Director of the NCICH Ts.Enkhbat introduced.