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Creation Date

1995

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Lamu's Riyadha Mosque is the site of the music and dance (ngoma) competitions that take place over the four-day Maulidi celebration. Dignitaries, such as the President of Zanzibar (pictured here in yellow) inspect the dance groups representing various Swahili communities in the Lamu archipelago.



Keywords

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

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