Lunisolar Beats by ZingO Festival Drum Group
29 Aug to 31 Aug
7.30pm – 7.45pm, 9.30pm – 9.45pm
SMU Campus Green, Amphitheatre
ZingO brings to you the story of the Drum, Drum Sticks, Sun, Moon and most importantly, the local people. With drummers aged 6 to 63 years old, the various wings of ZingO will take the stage in turn, showcasing Chinese culture through a performance that encompasses drumming, martial arts, dance choreography, storytelling through, motion, vocal and calligraphy on the drums. Look out for Zingo’s made-in-Singapore LED drumsticks, which glow perfectly to symbolise the lunisolar lights!
About the artist
Driven by the mantra "Dream Big Drum Loud", ZingO has developed a strong brand image over the years with an impressive portfolio. Since 1998, ZingO has been reputed as the foremost drum group and professional performance group in Singapore, and the leader of the genre today as a. Emphasizing Chinese culture, music and education, ZingO instils a sense of discipline, innovation and leadership in the drummers. In doing so, ZingO has developed a character of its own – modern yet traditional, as many have described.
ZingO has worked with numerous renowned local cultural musicians and organisations, and collaborated with international artists such as William Close (Earth Harp, USA), Christian (Street Percussionist, Germany), Hiro Hayashida (Kodo, Japan), Drum Cats (Korea), U Theatre (Taiwan) and Majestic Drums of China 绛州大鼓 (Shanghai, China) bringing its Singaporean brand one step at a time to the world.
Under the wings of ZingO Main Team, ZingO Intensive Team (Preparation Team), ZingO Drum Sprouts (Young Children) and Ogen Heartbeats (Community Team) each has crafted an outstanding niche of their own.
Image credit: Image Courtesy of ZingO