Wooden Drum Carving (medium-size)


A medium-sized Burundi hand-crafted wooden drum.

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A medium-sized Burundi hand-crafted wooden drum. The drums are a symbol of Burundian pride. “Ingoma” means “drum” in Kirundi, the official language of Burundi. The instruments were sacred in ancient Burundi, ceremonial, more recently, celebratory. “When that drum is playing, it’s like you’re watching somebody else dancing,” Beatrice explains, “…just trying to feel their emotions.” They’re played at weddings, graduations, dramas, celebrating a new birth, etc. “Whenever someone gives birth, that’s a big thing for us.”

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Weight 30 kg
Dimensions 30 × 30 × 100 cm


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