Baltic Shanty Festival 2021på Maarianhamina
With the sea as a backdrop we will listen to some of the most prominent shanty singers of the world in the bright and warm summernight.
What is a shanty?
A sea shanty, chantey, or chanty is a type of work song that was once commonly sung to accompany labor on board large merchant sailing vessels. The term shanty most accurately refers to a specific style of work song belonging to this historical repertoire.