Top 5 Traditional Dance Moves from Nigeria

Mark Babatunde February 06, 2017
The Bata dance is a ritual dance for the local Sango deity, the fiery god of thunder Photo Credit: rhatdrum

One of the most important aspects of Nigerian culture is the traditional dances unique to various ethnic groups. In many cultures, dance is more than just a rhythmic movement of the body. It can often carry with it deep spiritual and aesthetic significance.

Dance can also serve as a means of communication, a critical component of a rite of passage, and a unifying communal ritual in traditional societies. Consequently, Face2Face Africa looks at some of the top traditional dances from Nigeria.


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