Ojkanje singing

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Ojkanje singing, or just ojkanje, is a tradition of polyphonic folk singing
In music, polyphony is a texture consisting of two or more independent melodic voices, as opposed to music with just one voice or music with one dominant melodic voice accompanied by chords ....

 from the Dalmatian hinterland region in Croatia
Croatia , officially the Republic of Croatia , is a unitary democratic parliamentary republic in Europe at the crossroads of the Mitteleuropa, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean. Its capital and largest city is Zagreb. The country is divided into 20 counties and the city of Zagreb. Croatia covers ...

, marked by a distinctive voice-shaking technique. In 2010 it has been inscribed in UNESCO
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s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.

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