A march of Cuban origin in four-four time in which people form a chain, each holding the hips of the person in front of them; in each bar, dancers take three shuffle steps and then kick alternate legs outwards at the beat; the chain weaves around the place and allows new participants to join the back of the chain.
To dance the conga.
For the dance:
Borrowed from Spanish Congo ("Congo dance"), so-called for being assumedly of sub-Saharan African origin.
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