Learn West African folk dances and their cultural backgrounds. ONLINE COURSE Mondays, 19:00 - 21:00 1 hour Culture Dance with JNIIFA 1 hour Culture Talk with Lassana Justin Yao or Charles Adeque Mingle
Peoples have different languages or dialects, their own norms, histories and traditions. The unique identity of a community is reflected in its particular musical interpretation and dance style. In this course you will learn to dance to polyrhythmic music and understand call & response cues from the drums. During the Culture Talk we will explain what the origin of the dance is. When is the dance danced? In which peoples is the dance danced? What is the meaning of the individual steps? What is the origin of the people? What is the spirituality of the people?