Mongolian Worship Song by Ih Tsetsn

The Inner Mongolian ensemble Ih Tsetsn won over crowds at the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival with their complex harmonies and high-energy music. Here, they perform a traditional song of worship, or song ge, praising the land and nature.

Videography: David Barnes, Ed Fry, Abby Sternberg, Albert Tong
Editing: Nicholas Mangialardi

  • KathyC

    The folklife Festival is the best thing that happens in DC and this is a prime example of it!

    • Smithsonian Folklife

      Thanks, Kathy! We couldn’t agree more!