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OHANGLA DANCE FROM KENYA

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 DANCE from Kenya and Tanzania (African Dance)

Chachaka Swahili Dance

Chakacha is an African dance performed mainly by women during auspicious events such as marriages. 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, yet another African music […]

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