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I wanted to change that view, because everybody used to put it in a category for the elite people or, you know, it’s only for a certain racial group. indd 35 35 Fitness 8/5/14 2:31 PM In 2013, these men in Kenya performed a traditional dance with drums. Drumming is a key element of African dance. It also provides an intense physical workout to participants. indd 36 8/5/14 2:31 PM Chapter 5 Moving to the Beat of Different Drums Many African dance forms rely heavily on drumming. The speed and style of the movements are based on the rhythms from these powerful instruments.
A similar event can also be seen each year on the streets of England. People of Afro-Caribbean heritage celebrate their history by dancing in the streets in colorful costumes at the Notting Hill Carnival. This street festival, the largest in Europe, is based on nineteenth century carnivals that were held in the Caribbean to celebrate abolition, the ending of slavery in that region. The European version of the celebration has taken place each year since 1964. Local versions of the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival also take place annually in major cities across the United States.
When they get together, it’s like an unspoken understanding is at work. They can just be themselves. ” Stott wants the nonprofit group to serve a dual purpose. “I have two goals,” she shared with The Salt Lake Tribune. “The first, most important, is for every girl to graduate from high school with honors and go on to college. indd 29 29 Fitness 8/5/14 2:31 PM Several different cultures contribute to the Colombian dance tradition of cumbia. It has African and European as well as local influences.