silbo gomero
(the whistled langage)


The silbo de la Gomera is a whistled communication system used on the island of La Gomera, in the Canary Islands. It was declared an Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2009. It is a unique form of long-distance communication that is used to transmit messages between the inhabitants of the island. Currently it is taught in schools in La Gomera so that this cultural legacy is not lost.
"Silbo": is a song by the singer Feloche (French musician). He has incorporated the silbo de la Gomera into his song "silbo", using this technique to create a unique and innovative sound. Feloche sang it at the music victories in Paris. The lyrics are poetic and full of metaphors, and the music is upbeat and catchy, making it a hit in France.