Shangaan tribal dancing

With a love for music, the Shangaan-Tsonga people are well known for their dances, carried out to the beat of drums and horns and wide variety of musical instruments such as the mbila and the 'fayi' - a small wooden flute. The storyteller is the grandmother of the family who is the respected transmitter of the old stories and the male dancers performed the muchongolo dance, which celebrated the role of women in society, victories in war and ritual ceremonies.

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