Monthly Archives: July 2016

“Aani Alwaya Ki Ango Keet” – music by Achan

Today’s post features Anywaa religious singer and composer, Achan. Achan is originally from Gog (also spelled Gok) area but has lived in Gambella town since her childhood. Achan’s gift came to her around 2003, when she began receiving songs in … Continue reading

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“Dibwor” and “Wuuo”: Music by Medi Okello

Today’s post is brought to you by Anywaa singer/songwriter, Medi Okello. Medi grew up in Gambella town and moved to Addis Ababa four years ago to study nursing (and is now about to graduate with his degree next month — congratulations! Or, … Continue reading

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Anywaa Drumming

Today, we’re going to take a look at some Anywaa drumming. Drums, in the Anywaa language, are called buul and include three types: the aneedo (small drum), the odoola (medium sized), and the buul (the big drum). (Just to clarify, yes, buul can … Continue reading

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