This is an initiatic dance from South Togo. Adjifo is danced by young girls of marriageable age to prove their virginity and to get ready to fight evildoer spirits.
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It's a traditional dance performed all year long during festivals, religious celebrations and other ceremonies.
Dance executed on raffia stilts of 3 to 6 meters high (spirits of the giant forest).
Mask Dance of the Yoruba, this dance is performed 40 days after the passing away during the ceremony of the reincarnation of the spirit of a deceased person, or during funerals of followers.
This vaudou dance is performed during supplication ceremonies to thank the God of the Earth and keep epidemic diseases away.