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Affranchi

Affanchi is a type of dance involving a series of French –styled figures and African-styled improvisation.  It is danced to woodwind and stringed instruments and not to the drums. This dance was revived during the 1950s by the La Troupe Folklorique Nationale, meaning National Dance Troupe and then incorporated movements and rhythms related to hip hop. In Haiti, this dance is still performed during voodoo services and country festivals

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