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Berea, KZN
South Africa

The Bow Music Conference at the University of KwaZulu-Natal on 24 - 27 February 2016 is put together in consultation with southern African and international bow music researchers. Participation will include academics from a wide spectrum of indigenous musical arts, practitioners and cultural bearers of diverse bow music traditions in sub-Saharan and abroad.

Performers

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Khokhiwe Mphila

Steve Jones

Gogo Khokhiwe Mphila started playing the makhoyane as a young girl in the foothills surrounding the Swazi town of Piggs Peak. Initially learning from a family member, Mphila went on to create her own songs and to this day, has kept up her musical practice.

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Bhemani Magagula

Steve Jones

Mkhulu Bhemani  Magagula  has been  involved  in  making music  since  he  was a  young  boy. Whether he was organising a local Sibhaca dance group or learning to forge sitolotolo (mouthharps) by hand from his uncles, Magagula has always made music a central part of his life.

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