Music scene blossoms in former Taliban stronghold
15 May 2013 Last updated at 16:56 BST
All forms of music were banned from social gatherings, TV, and radio while the Taliban were in power in Afghanistan from the mid-90's until 2001.
But in the post-Taliban years, music and songs are enjoying a resurgence in popularity.
In Kandahar the Benjo in particular is becoming one of the more popular instruments with music-lovers again.
Zarghuna Kargar reports.
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