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MBIRA is a non-profit organization that celebrates and helps to sustain the ancient musical traditions of Zimbabwe. MBIRA supports Zimbabwean musicians and instrument makers, and their families, through worldwide Zimbabwean music education, recordings, and performances. In a country with 95% unemployment (Nov. 2010), this provides critical support in the daily struggle for survival. MBIRA has also created the largest archive of Shona mbira music in the world, which is a permanent resource for generation

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In African music, the mbira is a musical instrument that consists of a wooden board with attached staggered metal keys. It is often fitted into a resonator. In Eastern and Southern Africa, there are many kinds of mbira, usually accompanied by the hosho. read more

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Important pages are What&146S New On The Site?, About Mbira and Erica Azim. In the following table you'll find the 10 most important pages of

# Description URL of the website
1. What&146s New On The Site? /whats­new.html
2. About MBIRA /aboutmbi­ra.html
3. Eri­ca Azim /ericaa­zim.html
4. Activities /activities.html
5. Mai­ling List Sign-up /mai­linglist.html
6. Tax De­ductib­le Dona­tions /dona­tions.html
7. Workshops and Les­sons /workshops.html
8. Skype Mbi­ra Les­sons /Skypem­bira­les­sons.html
9. Mbi­ra Camp /mbira­camp.html
10. En­rollment Form /cam­pen­rollment.html

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