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Ndombolo Dance

Soukous and Ndombolo

Soukous and Ndombolo Soukous Soukus is also known as Lingala or Congo, and formerly as African rumba. It is a type of music originating in the two countries formerly called Belgian Congo and French Congo during the 30s and early 40s that was gaining popularity throughout Africa. “Soukus” is a word derived from the French …

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lambazouk

Lambazouk

In the beautiful tropical paradise of northeastern Brazil, there is a city called Porto Seguro, Bahia. It is in this city that a Portuguese explorer “discovered” Brazil in 1500, and it is also the place where the Lambada was born! Lambada, with its music and energetic tropical dancers, exploded with popularity in the 1980s and …

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Kizomba Luxembourg: Interview with Aimé Beurt

Kizomba Luxembourg: Interview with Aimé Beurt

Kizomba Luxembourg: Interview with Aimé Beurt About Luxembourg Luxembourg is a small country located in the heart of Europe, bordering on France, Belgium and Germany. Its 2586 square kilometers contain beautiful castles and dream landscapes that make it Europe’s best-kept secret. It has three official languages: French, German and Luxembourgish. German and French are used …

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Northern Lights Dance Sensual Festival

Northern Lights Dance Sensual Festival – Interview with Paola Brown, Organizer

Northern Lights Dance Sensual Festival in Trondheim From 17th to 20th of October it takes place the Northern Lights Dance Sensual Festival which held in the beautiful city of Trondheim. It is one of the very few opportunities that exist to dance under the northern lights. This event promotes community and bringing people together to dance …

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Annbjørg Lien

Kizomba at First Sight: Annbjørg Lien

Annbjørg Lien Annbjørg Lien (born 15 October 1971 in Ålesund and raised in Mauseidvåg, Norway) is a Norwegian musician, playing the hardingfele (Hardanger fiddle), violin, and nyckelharpa. She first came to national prominence in 1986. Shortly afterwards got a recording deal with the Heilo label and released her first album on that label in 1988. She has received numerous awards, both in Norway and the Nordic …

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