Country Zanzibar Genres roots traditional Festival Sauti za Busara 2012, 2013
The Students of SOS is a group of orphans based in the Hermann Gmeiner School in Zanzibar island, also known as the SOS Childrens Village. The children who lost their parents are sheltered at the school to give them an upbringing and a good education. The SOS school is emphasizing extracurricular activities and plans to have a special class room for teaching different kind of dances from around Zanzibar and Tanzania. They foster special talents and formed a children’s group in with 18 members from the SOS children’s in 1991. These special young talents get nurtured and trained to play several kinds of traditional instruments like flutes, ngoma drums, masewe and manyanga (rattles). They promote a message of peace and stability in order to protect the lives of woman and children worldwide.
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