Traditional Singing Course I COSMOS
July 26 – August 1, 2020
Kaunas district, Lithuania
Traditional singing courses organised in Lithuania for the second time invites to learn about authentic singing traditions: from singing manner, free voice formation to concrete styles, rite and lyric songs.
This year's main theme – cosmos –
seeks to delve deeper into the interplay between folk songs and the mythical cosmic world, to explore the traditional human view of the surrounding universe and its reflections in songs. Participants will have an opportunity to listen to lectures about ethnocosmology as well as be part of the evening programs under the stars.
Course program is comprised of practical singing sessions, lectures and workshops. During the course, everyday participants will work for 3–4 hours within a selected singing group and will improve their particular singing tradition skills. During the workshops Traditional singing course participants will have a chance to acquaint with other singing traditions, learn traditional dances, try out various old crafts.