Sukuma Museum

Bujora Cultural Centre – Kisesa, Mwanza, Tanzania.

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John Sombi Release musicvideo, recorded at Bujora

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 Sombi, father of John Sombi. Video by Rock City Studio Mwanza June 2014.