This Filipino Cover of the Game of Thrones Theme Will Give You Goosebumps
Who says indigenous music is no fun?
(SPOT.ph) When the new season of Game of Thrones premiered on HBO on July 17, fans all over the world tuned in. Here in the Philippines, it was a bloodbath as devoted viewers debated over the recent turn of events, cursed the people who gave away
Kontra-GaPi, short for Kontemporaryong Gamelan Pilipino, is the resident ethnic music and dance ensemble of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of the Philippines – Diliman. The group was founded by Art Studies Professor, Pedro R. Abraham Jr. in August 1989 and has since presented more than a thousand shows for audiences of all types and age groups in all kinds of venues. This ranges from lecture-demonstrations for a small group to scoring for stage performances in world-class theaters.
Tracing its roots from the indigenous music of the Philippines and Southeast Asia, Kontra-
The video was uploaded on Facebook by SKYcable on July 14 and has earned more than 700,000 views.