Belgium hands over Rwanda’s colonial-era songs and stories

Source: PepeLaguarda via Canva
Source: PepeLaguarda via Canva

The return of cultural heritage objects has been much in the news recently. You have probably read about the repatriation of the Benin Bronzes to Nigeria, for example. But did you know that intangible cultural heritage is also returned? Belgium’s ambassador to Rwanda has handed over a digital copy of more than 4,000 traditional songs and stories recorded during colonial rule, BBC reported.

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