Back in 1973 a group of cultural ambassadors fra Bujora, was visiting Denmark, sponsored by K.H.Skott and his organisation “Ulandsfonden af 1962”. During the visit they made a traditional sukuma ceremoni at Moesgaard Museum near Aarhus.
In late 2014 Bujora Cultura Centre had visitors from Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), as they wanted to promote Bujora and the tourism in the lake region. See below a 5 minute video showing and telling the history of Bujora, and shows examples from shindano in Ngogo.
In the anual contest for traditional drum dance, called “Mashindano ya Ngoma”, Bujora dancetroupe succeded to win the prize as NUMBER ONE!
At august 12. there were a great gathering of traditional drum-dance groups at Bujora Sukuma Museum. The day was marking the ending of a visit from Denmark, by the Utamaduni Dance Troupe. 8 members of the danish friendship-dance troupe was invited by wanasesilia dance society to visit Bujora, and 3 different villages; Ngogo, Mwasubuya and … Read more
Shilungu is a song about the loss of cultural identity. It reminds people where they come from and how to reconnect with traditional culture. Shilungu (a shell) is one of the symbols of Sukuma culture. The song is in Kisukuma, the language of the Sukuma tribe in Tanzania. Filmed in Bujora Mwanza with Mzee James … Read more