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Xigubo Dance

Dance from south of Mazambique

Xigubo is a traditional dance from Mozambique which represents the prawns and colonial resistance in the country especially in the south. Mostly, is practiced in Gaza and Maputo, the dance has few practitioners at town.

The dance consists of alignment of dancers - in one or two rows, appropriately adorned with objects and skins fibers in the arms and legs, seed necklaces, among other signs, wearing kilts made from animal skins, which are accompanied by an instrument called xitlhango.

At the ends of the line made ​​by dancers, generally, there are two dancers which "face." They have a role decoupled - aesthetic counterpoint - the dance performed by men.

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