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OHANGLA DANCE- KENYA

Performed mainly during “marriages and funerals” is an Eastern African dance form known as Ohangla. This dance belonging to a community called “Luo” is said to have originated from Kenya. In addition, this dance comprises of music possessing a fast tempo. Furthermore, the music used in this dance is accompanied by a song that possesses […]

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CHAKACHA- KENYA AND TANZANIA

Performed mainly by women during auspicious events such as a marriage is an African dance style known as Chakacha. This “traditional” dance is to have originated from the coastal region of Kenya and Tanzania, and belongs to a community known as “Swahili”.  Apparently, this dance is also said to be closely linked to a Taarab, […]

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