Send a Tweet
- Advertisement -
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 4 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Life Arts    H4'ed 9/4/15

Unforgettable Night: Music in Memory

Quicklink Submitted By     (# of views)   No comments
Author 3681
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Georgianne Nienaber
Become a Fan
  (47 fans)

I don't think I have ever linked to one of my own pieces, but making an exception here. Roots World may be the only place on the Internet where one can find authentic roots music from every culture on the planet. So this link serves as an introduction to Roots World and a means to tell the story of the Banyamulenge in a different fashion. 

'Rya Joro' means 'Unforgettable Night' or 'Bad Night.' The video was created to remember what happened during the Gatumba massacre, but also makes mention of other massacres and displacements. All of the artists are Banyamulenge living in Kenya.

Music, dance and poetry are among the most important parts of the Kinyarwanda culture. Viewers of “Rya Joro” will notice that the stories of massacres of the Banyamulenge people are told in epic fashion. 

Banyamulenge Survivor Giving Testimony
Banyamulenge Survivor Giving Testimony
(Image by Georgianne Nienaber)
  Details   DMCA

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.rootsworld.com

 

- Advertisement -

Rate It | View Ratings

Georgianne Nienaber Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter Page       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram Page

Georgianne Nienaber is an investigative environmental and political writer. She lives in rural northern Minnesota and South Florida. Her articles have appeared in The Society of Professional Journalists' Online Quill Magazine, the Huffington (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)