What is the umrhubhe? ft. Dizu Plaatjies – UBUNTU festival

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Dizu Plaatjies performs on an umrhubhe, a traditional African instrument.

Carnegie Hall’s UBUNTU festival celebrates the many threads that make up South Africa’s vibrant musical culture. The festival also extends throughout New York City with events at leading cultural institutions, crossing arts disciplines to include music, film, art exhibitions, and more.

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Festival artists in the festival includes Hugh Masekela, Abdullah Ibrahim, David Kramer, Vusi Mahlasela, William Kentridge, Angélique Kidjo, and many more.


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5 thoughts on “What is the umrhubhe? ft. Dizu Plaatjies – UBUNTU festival”

  1. This is very interesting indeed – the hunter's bow turned to music; this must be one of the most ancient musical instruments, certainly the origin of which the violin and its family are more recent elaborations?

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