Source: Rwanda New Times

Two years ago, Esther Niyifasha knew little about the Inanga, a traditional Rwandan music instrument. Even much less was her knowledge of ‘Inanga music’, a term that describes music composed or played using the instrument. Today, it’s a different story as the 18-year-old now joins the ranks of the few gifted and recognisable faces on the Inanga music scene. What’s more, she is a girl in a virtual man’s world. Actually, she is only the second commercially practicing female Inanga player to emerge on the local music scene after Sophie Nzayisenga.

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