Interview

Interview

Degi, I heard you were born in Mongolia and live in Singapore. Mongolia has two regions, one independent and the other ruled by China. Which part were you born in? I was born in independent Mongolia (the former Mongolian People’s Republic); the other place is Inner Mongolia, now a province of China. I visit Singapore…

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Mongol Messenger – Fiddling while fame burns

Degi (Delgertsetseg) is Mongolia‚Äôs best-known fiddler, enthralling concertgoers and dinner parties alike for years with her interpretation of Mongolian standards. Her understated style distinguishes her from Vanessa Mae, the fiddler who has been wowing the western pop scene for a similar length of time. Degi usually plays solo, with a recorded backing; her act lacks…

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