The project is an audio-visual documentation of the complete songbook of Kadhar masters (who sing and play the kanhi in Cham religious rituals and ceremonies). A multi-disc DVD collection containing all the songs (with translations of lyrics) and a documentary around the life and art of Kadhar masters were released in November 2019.
Carried out in Cham villages in Ninh Thuan province, the project team of Dong Thanh Danh (researcher), Thap Hong Luyen (videographer, editor) and Han Duong Hai Dang (videographer) has introduced:
- A multi-disc DVD collection containing all the songs (with translations of lyrics). Videos are introduced here.
- A two-part documentary around the life and art of Kadhar masters
+ Part 1, watch here – The life and work of Kadhar masters
+ Part 2, watch here – Biography of hymns that Kadhar masters sing in rituals; Kanyi musical instrument; the preservation and promotion of ceremonial singing of Kadhar masters.