Promotion of Batwa cultural music: UOBDU report March 2013

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This is a transcript of a report received from UOBDU, following the visit made by the Singing Wells project to record the music of the Batwa in Kisoro, Uganda in December 2011. United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda (UOBDU) Narrative Report on the Promotion of Batwa Cultural Music Since April 2012, UOBDU started implementing…

UOBDU report on Singing Wells visit to the Batwa, Kisoro Uganda

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It’s exactly a year since we took the Singing Wells project to Kisoro to record the music of the Batwa.  Since then we have been pleased to hear news updates from our friends and hosts at UOBDU about the Batwa communities we visited.  This week UOBDU Coordinator Zaninka Penninah sent a detailed report to us…

The Batwa Trail

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We received a lovely email this week from Ivy Beccu from Belgium.  I’m glad to see that news of the Singing Wells project is spreading far and wide!  Ivy has made a great video about the Batwa Trail in Kisoro, Uganda. When the Singing Wells team visited Kisoro last year to record the music of the Batwa…

A Year in Review March 2011 – March 2012

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We take a look at our first year of field operations and pull together some musical highlights… INTRODUCTION:   We are now approaching the start of our second full year of field visits for the Singing Wells Project. It seems like a good time to step back to review the goals of the project and our progress…

Recording music & dance of the Batwa

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Phase 4 of the Singing Wells project starts next month with a field visit to the Kisoro district of Uganda to record the music and dance of the Batwa people. The Batwa, historically a nomadic, forest dwelling community of hunter-gatherers, are widely acknowledged to have been the first human residents of the forest areas which stretch across…