Sasa (Dance)

Sasa (Dance)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sasa is a Samoan word for a particular group dance. The sasa can be performed by both males and females in a seated position or standing. Hand movements are used to depict activities taken from every day life.The word sasa literally means 'to strike'. The dance was originally village activities that soon became one of Samoa's most interesting dance. It was performed by whole villages in order to give a perfect effect to the viewers. The more performers, the more the dance became effective, it became a form of entertainment for the Samoan Royal Family and other royal dignitaries that visited the islands.The Sasa requires synchronization and a lot of energy.
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136306778
  • 9786136306773