History of dance – SAMBA

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History of dance – SAMBA

In its original form, samba comes from Brazil, the former Portuguese colony (independent since 1822) in which, as in other European colonies were brought thousands of slaves. A large part of them were from Yoruba and Bantu people (from Congo, Angola and Nigeria). Characteristic of these people were religious parties that could take days and were mainly related to dancing, with the purpose to cause ecstasy. From this emerged samba dance, which like rumba dance, designate...

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