Home-grown artists getting exposure overseas

Percussion group Sambiesta were champions in the Special Category (International) at a street festival competition in South Korea.
Percussion group Sambiesta were champions in the Special Category (International) at a street festival competition in South Korea.PHOTO: SAMBIESTA

Singapore percussion group Sambiesta took part in a street festival competition in South Korea last month and - drum roll, please - emerged victorious.

Taking to the festival's 120m-long stage with a performance titled Swingapore, the 30-member band topped 34 entries to be champions in the Special Category (International) at the Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 27, 2019, with the headline 'Home-grown artists getting exposure overseas'. Print Edition | Subscribe