Cape Verde

FUNANA- CAPE VERDE

Performed to “Accordion based music” is an African dance style known as Funana. This “couple” dance is said to have originated from Cape Verde. This dance style has essentially been developed from a musical genre that known to possess a variable tempo. Furthermore, this dance is characterized by quick feet movements. In addition, to the […]

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BATUQUE- CAPE VERDE

Performed mainly during festive occasions such as weddings is a dance style belonging to West Africa known as Batuque. This “celebratory” dance is said to have originated from an archipelago known as Cape Verde. In addition, apart from being a style of dance it is also a musical genre. Furthermore, this dance is essentially performed […]

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