These Performers Are Hired To Dance At Funerals In Ghana and Nigeria

Why are all these folks dancing for the dead? Well, this is what a funeral looks like in Ghana.

These dancers were hired for a recent funeral to lighten the mood, turning coffin-carrying from a time of mourning to one of celebrating the dead.

Funerals in the country are important social events, and this practice has become so popular that dancers are now available for hire.

Singing and drumming has always been part of the ritual, but these casket dancers are kicking it up a notch.

Even in death, these Ghanaians don’t miss a beat.

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