'People are surprised I play the violin'
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Zanzibar teenager on playing taarab music on the violin

Teenager Neema Florence Surrie started to play the violin at the age of nine.

Since then, she has found a love for traditional taarab music and plays in an all-female taarab music group in Zanzibar.

She says that playing traditional music will make sure that it's not forgotten.

A BBC What's New? video by Debula Kemoli.

  • 01 Dec 2018
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