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43rd Int'l Bamboo Organ Festival

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The Las Pinas Bamboo Organ in St. Joseph Parish Church in Las Pinas City, Philippines, is a 19th-century church organ with unique organ pipes; they are made almost entirely of bamboo. It was completed in 1824 by Father Diego Cera, the builder of the town's stone church and its first resident Catholic parish priest.

After age and numerous disasters had rendered the musical instrument unplayable for a long time, in 1972, the national government and the local community joined together to have the organ shipped to Germany for restoration. For its anticipated return in 1975, the home church of the bamboo organ and the surrounding buildings were restored to their 19th-century state by Architect Francisco Ma?osa and partner Ludwig Alvarez in time for its scheduled return. The annual International Bamboo Organ Festival, a music festival of classical music, was started to celebrate the music of the reborn instrument and its unique sound.

Event Schedule :   2018-02-22 00:00:00 2018-02-28 00:00:00 Europe/London 43rd Int'l Bamboo Organ Festival The Las Pinas Bamboo Organ in St. Joseph Parish Church in Las Pinas City, Philippines, is a 19th-century church organ with unique organ pipes; they are made almost entirely of bamboo. It was completed in 1824 by Father Diego Cera, the builder of the town's stone church and its first resident Catholic parish priest. After age and numerous disasters had rendered the musical instrument unplayable for a long time, in 1972, the national government and the local community joined together to have the organ shipped to Germany for restoration. For its anticipated return in 1975, the home church of the bamboo organ and the surrounding buildings were restored to their 19th-century state by Architect Francisco Ma?osa and partner Ludwig Alvarez in time for its scheduled return. The annual International Bamboo Organ Festival, a music festival of classical music, was started to celebrate the music of the reborn instrument and its unique sound. Saint Joseph Parish Church, Las PInas City Philippines BambooOrganFoundationInc. bambooorganfoundation@gmail.com

Starting: Feb, 22 | 00:00 AM
Ending: Feb, 28 | 00:00 AM

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