frican culture as diverse as the continent itself. This article tells only some information about African culture and will introduce you to this beautiful continent.
In every country has its traditions, its own culture. Culture of Africa stands out among all the other cultures around the world. It is so rich and varied that a whole continent varies from country to country. Africa – the only one continent, which combines the different cultures and traditions. That is why Africa fascinates and attracts tourists from all over the world. Culture of Africa based on African ethnic groups and their family traditions. All African art, music, literature reflected religious and social features of African culture.
Africa – a collection of cultures
It is believed that the human race was born on African soil 5-8 million years ago. A lot of different languages, religions and economic activities have developed in Africa. Other people from different parts of the world have migrated to Africa, for example, the Arabs arrived in North Africa in the VII century. The XIX century, they moved to the eastern and central Africa. In the XVII century here at the Cape of Good Hope, settled by Europeans. Their descendants moved to already existing in the current South Africa. Indians settled in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa.
The peoples of Africa
In Africa, many tribes, ethnic groups and communities. The population of many millions of communities, tribes, as there are only a few hundred. Each tribe carefully observe their traditions and culture should be.
Afar – the tribal people of Africa, settled in the Ethiopian lands. In Afar own culture. They are mostly nomads living on the livestock. Afar – the followers of Islam. If you will move toward the high plateau of Ethiopia, the Amhara people meet. It is the farmers who speak their language. In their lexicon, and morphology was influenced by Arabic and Greek languages.
The Republic of Ghana – home of the Anglo-Aix. In Ghana, lives six major ethnic tribes: Akan (Ashanti and Fanti including), Ewe, Ga and Adangbe, Guan, GRUS and Gourma. Tribes dance ritual dancing to drums and even have three parts to the military protection of tribal African culture. The people of West African Ashanti believes in ghosts and supernatural forces. Men – polygamous, which is considered a manifestation of nobility. Here, speak languages such as Twi, fanta, ha, Hausa, dagbani, Ewe, nzema. The official language in Ghana is considered to be English.
Bakongo people inhabit the territory of the Congo to Angola, along the Atlantic coast. Bakongo produce cocoa, palm oil, coffee, and bananas Yurenev. The accumulation of many small villages form a vast tribal community, whose members are steadfast followers worship spirits and ancestors. Bambara tribe – the main tribe of Mali – mainly farmers engaged in agriculture and cattle breeding. Dogon tribe – also farmers, known for their clever design, wood carvings and intricate masks. For his dance they put on 80 different masks, the choice of which depends on the holiday. There is a Fulani tribe or a tribe of Mali, known as Fulfulde or Peul. Fulanis – the most numerous nomadic tribe in the world.
Traveling to the north-eastern Zambia, Bemba people you will meet with very thin religious beliefs, based on the worship of the supreme god of iron. Bemba people believe in its magical powers, as well as the fact that he bestows fertility. Berbers – one of the oldest tribes in Africa. The Berbers live in many African countries, most of them inhabit Algeria and Morocco. Berbers are Muslim. Ake people living in the south of Côte d'Ivoire, who believes in one supreme God, who has his name in every religion. In the so-called Ivory Coast as well live, and other tribes – Dan, Akan, Ani, Aovin, Baule and Senufo.
The country of Malawi is called "warm heart of Africa" for the warm climate and friendly people. Ethnic groups Malawi: largest group of Chev, Nyanja, Yao, Tumbuka, Lomve, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, as well as Asians and Europeans.
Maroon 5 go to Russia!
In the television series “Helen and the boys” than hot love and tireless school guys still having fun playing in the amateur band. To the delight of boys to girls – neat handsome as a picture – the same clean threshed blyuzets. It seems that they grow up, they too could shine with music career is akin to the one that went with the same nice guys from Maroon 5. Relax under the California pop-rock will be November 27 at Crocus City Hall and 28 November in St Petersburg Ice Palace.
Doing even the first steps in show business, Adam Levine and the boys called Kara’s Flowers and fingering styles that tend to play to students – grunge and indie, and later reached and the similarity of Britpop. And in the television series, they also managed to get to – as much in “Beverly Hills, 90210″. However, the failure of the single Soap Disco, illuminated in the telly, then almost destroyed the group, and the album The Fourth World is now considered to be Maroon 5′s discography for more statistics.
Before finalizing and moved to sunny Los Angeles, the band changed the name, and his views on music. The roots of the name of Maroon 5 and remain vague, but the participants themselves say that this secret is known only to them and Billy Joel. Probably more important is the fact that he spit on the enthusiasm of youth and discovering in college “black” music – hip-hop, R & B and soul, Adam Levine and company wisely turned the song into a more commercial direction.
Nominally, passing under the pop-rock, the band picks up the hooks that are more typical of pop artists to clean the spill. Speaking of influences, Adam Levine, and for good reason mentioned Michael Jackson and Prince, and somehow Talking Heads. Naturally, there was no New York nervyaka and sound difficulties, which are so nurtured by David Byrne and Brian Eno. But the albums Songs About Jane and It Won’t Be Soon Before Long, licked up a bewildering glossy shine, rushed to the tops in all kinds of charts. There was nothing to be surprised, because after Maroon 5 came under the wing of Sony and its subsidiaries have worked with the producers, who knew exactly where the hidden golden key. And the multi-million dollar multi-platinum Songs About Jane, probably will remain a hallmark of the group and one of the most distinctive pop album early 2000. To him, and then work hard to undermine the group with good intentions – songs tenacious, hooks in the chorus on the ground, and the band members dressed in doroguschy casual, and they ask the posters in the girls’ bedroom.
The last album Hands All Over was even more glossy – there is no Talking Heads does not smell, in principle, but in its movement to the pop music of Maroon 5 began to turn to a disco and some new songs would be appropriate and Stevie Wonder, and Jamoroquai. On the rock they, too, however, do not forget – in a giant tribute to Bob Dylan Chimes of Freedom, coming out in January, they got the song I Shall Be Released.
The fame and the best places in the charts brought Maroon 5 and all the sweets, which rely on the rank. All news on their website and is replete with red paths, beautiful telezasvetkami and other secondary signs of popularity. Part of the spring tour dates for the group Cancel watch Adam Levine on the reality show The Voice, where he had to choose new American talent. Teleobyazannosti responded to Russian fans forced to flee the need for a concert at the November rain. There only remains to hope that California’s children will be able to warm, and most likely they will not let you down here.