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Kelele

RWMF2017 Kelele

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South Africa

In African societies, oral tradition is how history, stories, folktales are passed on from generation to generation.

Kelele uses their voices as their primary instrument, keeping this tradition alive.

They enhance their singing with traditional instruments like the mbira dzavha dzimu (the finger piano), the uhadi (the traditional bow instrument of be AbeXhosa people), the umrhubhe  (another bowed instrument) and the talking drum of the Nigerian Yoruba people.

RWMF2017  Kelele

 

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