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Cultural Preservation and the Idea of Wilderness in Mongolia

February 16, 2016 @ 5:30 pm

Speaker Series: Dimitri Staszewski

Based on his current research, Mr. Staszewski will be presenting recent videos and recordings showcasing how nature is the central theme and inspiration for Mongolian music and song. Examining the similarities and differences of music traditions from different aimags, he is exploring what makes local traditional music uniquely Mongolian.

Dimitri Staszewski is a recording engineer, producer, and an adventurer who enjoys merging his passions for creating multimedia content and exploration. Dimitri is currenty in Mongolia on Fulbright-mtvU scholarship adding to his website mongolmusicarchive.com which showcases traditional music in the daily lives of herders. To see some of Dimitri’s work, visit his personal website itsdimitri.com or his professional Instagram account @dimitri.photo

Co-Sponsored by the American Cultural and Information Center, Ulaanbaatar

an old man in traditional garb


February 16, 2016
5:30 pm
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