A culture that has been preserved for centuries in Burundi

Royal drumming is now allowed only at official functions. The government says this is to avoid commercialising the culture.

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    The royal drums of Burundi have been considered sacred since ancient times, and a symbol of unity.

    Now young children are being taught the ritual dance to keep the culture alive.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Gishora.


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