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Ambacht in Beeld Festival 21 & 22 September 2024
NDSM Loods, Amsterdam-Noord

| Kaha di òrgel

Marfelsel Osepa - Saturday 23 september & Sunday 24 september
Duration:
45 minutes
Price:
free
STARTING TIME(S):
 
Saturday 23 september
13:30
Sunday 24 september
13:30

Discover the kaha di òrgel during Marfensel Osepa’s presentation. Learn about the history, playing techniques and styles of this fascinating instrument that has had an important role in the musical culture of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao.

 

Kaha di òrgel is a musical instrument midway between a cylinder piano and an organ. It consists of a wooden (sound) case containing a rotating cylinder with musical pieces on it and a crank, which is used to set the cylinder in motion.

 

Kaha di òrgel is credited in the KIEN’s Inventory of Intangible Heritage of the Netherlands.

 

In collaboration with SPLIKA foundation. SPLIKA has as its mission to embrace the culture of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, protect their identity and strengthen the connection with their essence. SPLIKA foundation celebrates the authenticity of its people, its language and its traditions.

 

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