Cameroon

ASSIKO- CAMEROON

Performed mainly by an African tribal community called “Bassa” is a dance style known as Assiko. This “tribal” dance is said to have originated from the South of Cameroon. In addition, this dance style derives its name from two words “Assi” meaning earth or ground and “Ko” meaning foot. Furthermore, this dance involves the use […]

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AMBASSE BEY- CAMEROON

Developed by a tribal community in Africa called “Yabassi” is a dance form known as Ambasse Bey. This “tribal” dance is said to have originated from Cameroon, and gained popularity specifically in the city of Douala only after the completion of World War II.  Furthermore, this dance mainly involves the use of guitar and percussion […]

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