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Keeping alive the Igbo talking flute, “Oja”, in Nigeria

Oja is one of the prominent musical instruments of the Igbo. It is exciting to listen to. But beyond the sonic appreciation, it instructs in the medium of entertainment.

Oja music can spur one to dance, but those in the spirit manifest cults in Igbo land listen for instructions and cues from the Ogbu-oja.

Watch the BBC Africa Documentary on Keeping alive the Igbo talking flute, “Oja”, in Nigeria below.