SNC Bobo 2023: Discovering Living Human Treasures from Burkina Faso (1)

Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso is a country rich in culture and heritage. 17 personalities of the third age were proclaimed Living Human Treasures on December 22, 2015. We went to discover some of them.

Titenga Frederic Pacere

He is an expert in bendrology, the science of drum language. He is from the province of Oubritenga and was born in 1943. His knowledge of the language of the drum helped to preserve and transmit the traditional musical culture of Burkina Faso. He was proclaimed THV in Performing Arts.

Gorgo Leontine Teen

She was born around 1931 in Kando in the province of Namentenga. She distinguished herself in traditional music. She has worked all her life to preserve and promote the music of her region. She has been rewarded for her efforts with numerous awards and honors and has been proclaimed THV in Performing Arts

Konomba Traore

SNC Bobo 2023: Discovering Living Human Treasures from Burkina Faso (2)

Source: Burkina Information Agency