Unique ensemble performing centuries-old Xhosa music in danger of dying

Despite having performed on stages throughout the world, the traditional musicians of the Ngqoko Cultural Group are virtually unknown in their own backyard, the Eastern Cape, writes LULAMILE FENI


Considered one of South Africa's national treasures, the performers of the Ngqoko Cultural Group harness the richness and extraordinary depth of a centuries-old musical art form, astonishing musical scales and rich harmonies and a unique, highly-developed form of overtone singing, to deliver traditional Xhosa music performances that enthral audiences all over the world...

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