Hiari Ya Moyo

Group Information

Hiari Ya Moyo was formed in 1957 by their grandfathers and is located in Dodoma. They are from the Wanyamwezi Community and performed in the Ngoma Style.   Their instruments include: Ngoma (drums) and Njuga ( bells).

We recorded four performances:

  1. Muhala Wane: a love song
  2. Kauwowa Naye: a song urging the youth to be brave in facing the challenges in everyday life
  3. Mwanana: a song in praise of one’s friend.
  4. Lyuwa Laloka: it is sunset and time to conclude whatever business and return home to your family

Recording Information

Audio recorded and mixed by Steve 64 Kivutia. Camera operators Patrick ‘Sapat’ Ondiek / Martin ‘Drix’ Muyeshi / Hunter Allen