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1995

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Lines of Swahili men dressed in ceremonial dress perform Maulidi ya Rama (swaying and bending Mauldi) in praise of the Prophet Muhammad. Regularly performed competitively in the past, today Maulidi ya Rama is a popular way to celebrate the Prophet's birth during the annual Maulidi celebrations.



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Swahili Dance, Religious Life and Customs, Maulidi, Lamu, Kenya, Africa, 20th century

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