Sunday, July 17, 2011

Angklung Orchestra in Washington DC Break the Guinness Book of Records

Angklung Orchestra in Washington DC Break the Guinness Book of Records
Washington DC - Indonesia Society in the United States succeeded in promoting the Angklung, and make the Guinness Book of Records angklung game with the most participants. 5102 People in Washington DC brought the repertoire of songs built Saung Angklung Mang Udjo.
The angklung players had gathered on the number of the gates of the U.S. National Monument, from 16.00 U.S. time on Saturday (10/07/2011). Each participant receives a Angklung and headband for male participants and scarves for female participants. At each gate, there is a special crew to record how many people who have entered and received angklung from officers.
While inside the oval-shaped area, Daeng Udjo teaches how to hold and play angklung properly and provide guidance on how to play it with a special cue from him. Each note angklung marked with the names of islands in Indonesia, instead of tone notation. Clenched fingers and hands, indicating a change not to form a song.
The songs sung by participants at the Festival Indonesia 2011 Angklung include We Are The World and Take Me Home Country Road. Weather summer, do not reduce intentions and interests of the participants to play the Angklung.
They are excited simultaneously and continue to play a song led by Mang Udjo and accompanied by singers from Elfa's Singers. The event was initiated Embassy in Washington and supported by all Indonesian people in the U.S. it was a success.
It appears on the stage that is not how much, the U.S. Ambassador and Mrs. Dino Patti Djalal Djalal Rossa, a former finance minister who is now a Managing Director World Bank Sri Mulyani, the senior actress Christine Hakim and other VIP guests invited to wear a white shirt with a capital letter red.
The participants not only from Washington DC, but also from New York and the tourists who happened to stop in Washington DC continues to follow the event until the publication of record for angklung afternoon by a special officer of the Guinness Book of Records, at 17:45 local time.
The event, held the First Festival Indonesia Embassy in Washington DC at the foot of the pride of the U.S. National Monument, starts at 13:00 to 21:00 U.S. time. The event was opened by the appearance of a local Indonesian artists such as Singo Lodoyo Washington DC, Al-Azhar Pencak Silat, followed by a multicultural performances of Aboriginal Musical Performance, Happy Hearts Fund (HHF), Health in Harmony, Refugee International.
No less interesting performances artists Indonesia from Jakarta as Sherina and Elfa's Singers, and artists abroad as Brazilian Percussion, Interfaith Concert (Muslim: Native Deen, Christian: Davids Griffiths And The Praise and Worship Experience, Jewish: Lox n Vodka) , before greeting from Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal. Towards dusk, the event was colored with a dish of slick music of Air Supply, Balawan and Denada as the closing event.

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Recycle craft from Indonesia
Original Pintings from Indonesia

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