Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Kiga dances

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:08:57

  • Cultures

    Chiga

  • Shelf mark

    C23/5

  • Subjects

    Kiga dances

  • Recording date

    1966-10-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Fort Portal, Western Province, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (group)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Kiga dances. Performance note: Dances are of the same type with handclappping and some bells on dancers' legs; dance characterised by high leaping, arms stretched out in a curve like horns of cattle and strong stamps on ground. Ennanga has joined the ensemble. Performer's note: Group of Kiga from Fort Portal. Recording note: Recordings made during a visit to Fort Portal, Tooro district, for the Independence Anniversary Celebrations on the police ground. There were 4 different groups of entertainers from various parts of Tooro, performing on the field in a large roped enclosure before a large and appreciative crowd. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 7, TRACK A, item no. 5.

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Kiga dances

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