Chance and Intent: Bunun’s Pasibutbut with Dr. Rung-shun Wu on AADL.TV
Tuesday October 19, 2021: 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Rung-shun Wu, Professor of Music and former Dean of the Taipei National University of Arts. He will introduce the Taiwanese indigenous Bunun tribe’s story of culture, music and Pasibutbut. Pasibutbut is a ritualistic song of the Bunun indigenous people of Taiwan sung as a sacred prayer for the millet harvest. “Pasi” means “harmonious sharing,” and “butbut” means “mutual support.”
This video is available to view October 19th-27th on AADL.TV.
This event is part of the 2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival. For all festival events at AADL, see aadl.org/bununfestival.