Indigenous Knowledge in Music
Root Afrika Music is a non –profit and non-governmental organization based in Lusaka, Zambia. Our aim is to ensure continuity and innovation in performing art through creation, performance and appreciation of exceptional works to enrich the lives of individuals and benefits communities throughout Southern Africa.
Root Afrika Music will ensure continued creative vibrancy in the African folk music community, attracting new audiences and engaging new participants.
A world in which indigenous instruments and sounds have a recognized place in the modern cultural and musical landscape, musicians are empowered to create and promote their own music.
To promote and preserve the contributions of indigenous African music and instruments, while acknowledging, respecting, to promote the ability of the creators of indigenous music to earn a sustainable living from their creative efforts and appreciating the musicians themselves.