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PRESENTING

By Rocío Pérez García

AFRODANCE

new styles

old styles

style

BEGINNINGS

INDEX

beginnings

  • sub-Saharan Africa
  • traditional rhythms and music
  • traditions of the region
  • polyrhythm and total body articulation
  • traditional african societies
  • slaves , fears
  • may appear spontaneous, they are usually strictly choreographed
  • children begin to learn their traditional songs, rhythms, and dances from the moment of birth
  • collectively
  • expressing the values and whises of the community

afro-dance

OLD STYLES

EASTERN AFRICA

A Maasai jumping dance performed during the warriors' coming of age ceremony

adumu :

WESTERN AFRICA

A circle dance created prior to World War II by Egun speakers in Benin speaking people of Ketonu, possibly as a modification of a dance style called "gome"

Agahu or gahu:

NEW STYLES

KUDURO

AFRO BEAT

AFRO HOUSE

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