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Sega Tambour of Rodrigues

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Language: Creoles and pidgins
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Sega Tambour of Rodrigues Island is a vibrant performance of music, song and dance performed all over Rodrigues Island. With its origins in defiance and resilience, it is an important means of conflict resolution that fosters socialization and consolidates bonds. Recognised as a symbol of the history of the Rodriguan community, Sega Tambour is safeguarded through the efforts of numerous groups established since the 1970s. Knowledge and skills are transmitted through imitation and observation, and through apprenticeship with experienced craftspeople.


on this subject: Nomination file/Dossier de candidature

Place/region: Mauritius, Africa
Series: 2017 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Director: MBC Rodrigues, Christian Lelong
Publisher: Mauritius Film Development Corporation Sponsor: Mauritius. Ministry of Arts and Culture
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Rights: National Heritage Fund, Mauritius

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