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July 23, 2014

Feathers Flying: The Ramogi Dancers

The Ramogi Dancers, from Homa Bay County, are part of the Luo community in Western Kenya. Throughout the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the Ramogi dancers performed and taught their dances to the public as well as held discussions about their traditions and heritage.

Videography: Nicholas Mangialardi, Max Lenik, and Edward Fry
Editing: Max Lenik

Still curious? Wondering what animal that black and white back hair comes from? Check out “A Ramogi Dancer, from Head to Toe” on our Festival blog.