Mauritania's musical tradition kept alive by the internet

Musicians of local instrument, the ardine, rely on the internet to spread their cultural music.

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    A centuries-old musical tradition is being kept alive in Mauritania thanks to modern technology.

    It involves the use of an instrument, called the ardine, which is only played by women.

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from the outskirts of Nouakchott.


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