Local music

Local music

Musical talent

What a find! Two talented singers giving a taste of their musical ability in the marketplace.

Music is a big part of the culture in Ivory Coast and is used to accompany many traditional dances and festivals.

The two young men in the video clearly enjoy their music. Have a listen.

Alpha Blondy is Ivory Coast’s best known singer. He's a reggae artist and extremely famous, though his music is not representative of the country's traditional musical heritage.