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Angola: life-affirming dance in Angola

Kilandukilu is a dance group from Angola, which brings together the old and the new: “Kilandukilu was founded by a group of friends in the Maculusso municipality of Luanda twenty-one years ago, bridging traditional Angolan beats with break-dance, pop and even funk. “These are works basically about our history, they are stories about daily life,” says dancer Ton Da Costa Mangani or ‘Ton’ as he is known, who has been dancing and now choreographing with Kilandukilu for over nine years.

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