Music > Burkina Faso > Ruudga Fiddle in Burkina Faso

 Apr 25 2023  

Burkina Faso has a rich musical tradition, with various types of drums, balafons, and stringed instruments such as the kora, the ngoni and the RUUDGA being popular. The Ruudga is an African traditional instrument mainly used by the MOSSI people in Burkina Faso. It is played like a violin and is stereotyped to be played by blind people. In the ancient time women did not have access to it.