Dance Pioneers: OS Kuduristas

From Emergent Africa Sun Dec 16 2012, 09:35:00

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Os Kuduristas: A global initiative to introduce Angolan Kuduro dance and music internationally through interactive events and programs...

Born of Angola's burgeoning cultural revival in the Information Age, Kuduro is the cultural expression of a new international and post-war generation. It is a highly energized, innovative movement that incorporates dance, music, fashion, lifestyle, and attitude. Kuduro is filled with palpable optimism, opportunity, and excitement. Culturally savvy, cheeky, colorful, and bold, Kuduro is a unique and provocative genre that bridges the gap between Angolan and global cosmopolitan identity.

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