Binayo

Name: Binayo.
Type: Idiophones > Lamellophones > Idioglot > Jawharps >
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 121.212
Area: Malingo.
Country: Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan & India.
Region: South Asia.

Description: The Binayo [in Nepali: बिनायो बाजा Bināyo] is a bamboo jaw harp, it is played by the Kiranti people, who are from Malingo. It is popular in the Eastern Himalayan Region of Sikkim, Darjeeling Nepal, Bhutan.

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