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Amani is a Burundian traditional cultural drummer/dancing group comprised of 20 active drummers and dancers, based in Mtabila refugee camp in Kasulu District. Burundian refugees established the group in 1994, right after they had fled civil unrest and ethnic violence in Burundi and settled in refugee camps in northwestern Tanzania.
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Batimbo Percussion Magique
Batimbo Percussion Magique is a fantastic traditional ngoma group from Burundi, a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa. Known for its massive drums and traditional ngoma styles, Batimbo Percussion Magique group showcases the unique cultures with strong identity of the Burundi people. They have read more
Kidum & the Boda Boda Band
'Kidum' is the name given to a 20-litre jerry can in Kirundi, the official language spoken in Burundi. His mother gave him that nickname due to his chubbiness as a child. Ironically, Kidum (whose ‘real’ name is Jean-Pierre Nimbona) taught himself to play the drums by practicing on read more
New Sound Band
Formed by a group of young people between the age of 17 and 30 years, New Sound Band was established in 1998 in Bujumbura Burundi. Their main aim was to try to encourage young people to engage in more social activities in the war torn country.
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