Music in Burkina Faso!

Traditional and Dance Music
Warba – Mossi
Tiwaga –Mossi – Yatenga (Ouahigouya)
Wama – Mossi – Yatenga
Wedbinde – Mossi – Gourcy
Wiire – Mossi – Koudougou
Keema – Mossi
Wenega – Mossi
Biir – Lobiri
Bino – Gourounsi
Djungo – Gourounsi (Leo-Po region)
Baladon – Jula
Djembedon – Jula
Chechara – Gourmanche (East)
Popular Music in Burkina Faso is influenced by neighboring countries, and other music from around the world.
Zouk
Slow
Reggae
R&B
Rap
Raga
Zugulu
Ivorieen
Senegalese
Congolese
Bombolo – Congolese
Malian
American
Chihuahua – Not kidding about this one.
Music Festivals
La Semaine de la culture (The week of culture) – in March in Bobo-Dioulasso
La Fete du Jazz (National Jazz Festival)– in June in Ouagadougou
Instruments
Les Tambours – Drums
Le Djimbe – Drums
Balafons
Kora – local African violin
Castanets
Flutes
Horns
Kwende – Guitar

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