Year of Production: 2009
He died in 2009With Egon Sikivats death, Greenland has lost one of the best proponents of the traditional drum dance, writes knr.gl.
Egon Sikivat originated Kuummiut and was trained since childhood in the art of singing drum songs.
In 1976 he became a serious player in both Greenland and Denmark when he starred in the rock group's third Sume phonograph record, and since he performed countless times with his feisty versions of the old East Greenlandic drum songs.
He performed for royalty and also traveled around the world with his art.
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17 February, 2009
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