I’ve been focusing a lot on the contemporary cultural output from Mozambique, but there’s a wealth of traditional art, dance, and music too. One really neat dance is Tufo – a women’s dance in the north of the country that may have originally been Muslim but has spread in popularity. It involves not just singing and dancing (and backing with traditional instruments), but jump rope as part of it.

Another great video is this short doc on interpreting Tufo in arts festivals as part of active arts and culture, and how it influences and is influenced by other artistic inspiration, and not just a historical or anthropological artifact.

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