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Essau P. Pwelle - 05-17-11 Original air date

Essau P. Pwelle - 05-17-11 Original air date

zani Essau P. Pwelle " African banjo- over 400 years in the world music history !" Karibu...means- welcome in "Kiswahili", Essau Pwelle's national language of Tanzania. In our web site you will find information about our African Banjo Arts programs, cultural ethnic awareness events, music, languages, tours, workshops, cultural exchange and much more. Our audience are from age 0 - 100 who believes in diversity. Our mission is to restore and preserve the African banjo tradition, art, music, culture, customs, art facts, and bring cultural/ethnic awareness among our tribes and the rest of the community around the world. Our mission is to restore and preserve the African banjo tradition, art, music, culture, customs, art facts, and bring cultural/ethnic awareness among our tribes and the rest of the community around the world. Our benefactors: Are toddlers schools, preschools, middle-schools, elementary schools, high schools, Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCA/YWCA, art centers, senior centers, colleges, universities, and community festivals. Our music lifts minds, hearts and sipirit. Is soulful music that revels the true love of our ancestor's, forgiveness, and encouraging to love another even in hardship times. This music was introduced to this world about 400 years ago by African slaves. Unfortunately is not very well known music among our generations. Thus why we are here to restore, unfold the African Banjo history and share with you! African Banjo is 4 stringed instrument with <b>...</b>