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gumboot

(ˈɡʌmˌbuːt)
n
a Wellington boot

gum•boot

(ˈgʌmˌbut)

n.
a rubber boot usu. extending to the calf or knee.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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On Saturday, July 20, a South African extravaganza will fill the stage with a diverse and energy-packed evening of traditional South African music and dance, including Zulu dance and drumming, a Gumboot dance extravaganza, isicathamiya catwalk music, and a South African music concert.
The minister also sought Indian support for children food, dry food, gumboot, fuel and raincoat, and particularly child delivery materials for 30,000 pregnant women.
The choice of dance was a form of South African dance named gumboot dancing.
For hoofers interested in taking step dance and the style it's based on, gumboot dance, look no further than Jakari Sherman's classes.
Featuring African-American "stepping" and South African dances, including Gumboot (Isicathulo) Indlamu, Step Afrika!
The style, described as Gumboot Dances, incorporates traditional and contemporary forms of South African dance, with their interpretation of the mining regions being quite a crowd pleaser.
The show includes the famous gumboot dances, showcasing the traditional style and rituals of southern African mining regions.
The two other projects highlighted were the European festival of university theatre of Albi' (France) and the Gumboot diplomacy' project (Germany).
It is an explosion of dance and music with traditional instruments - the Djembe drums, whistles and cowbells - catching the rhythm and spirit of the African songs and dances - the Gumboot, Indiamu and Muchongoyo.
The haunting music is made more memorable by vibrant jazz with a thread of gospel music running through the tale recalls, while explosions of gumboot dancing complete this unforgettable experience.
The guide also describes the group as akin to Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and says one feature of its shows is a South African miners' gumboot dance.
It tells the story of black South African music, from tribal songs to the gumboot dances of the gold mines and from gospel music to jazz.