The Centre for Indigenous African Instrumental Music and Dance Practices, or CIIMDA for short, aims to promote and advance the learning of the philosophy, theory and human meaning of African instrumental music and dance practices in classroom music education in SADC countries. CIIMDA researches, promotes and advances Africa's indigenous cultural heritage in which the musical arts is a most important knowledge area. This project, that offers skill in indigenous musical arts knowledge and practice started in 2004 in partnership with the Norwegian Concert Institute, Rikskonsertene, and is funded by the Norwegian Foreign Office. There are currently six countries involved: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zambia. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
Homepage of a Gambian Griot school. You will find information about the school itself, about its founder, the griot Dembo Jobarteh and some simple information about griot songs and music, furthermore audio and video samples. [editors ilissAfrica]
The African Odyssey Interactive website is an initiative of the Kennedy Center Education Department's ARTSEDGE Program and contains arts and education information and resources for artists, teachers, and students of African arts and culture (own texts, interviews and lessons as well as links to other sites).
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