Binayo

Name: Binayo
Type: Idiophones > Lamellaphones > Jawharps > Idioglot >
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Area: Eastern Himalaya, Sikkim
Country: Nepal. & North East India
Region: South Asia

Description: The binayo [in Nepalese: बिनायो binayo] is an idioglotic lamellophone – jawharp. This instrument is played by the Kiranti people. Binayo is popular in the Eastern Himalayan Region of Sikkim, Darjeeling Nepal, Bhutan.

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