Clapping Game – South Africa

Clapping game Africa S-Africa Clapping game No props N.o.p.: 6 >
Some children play this game in front of school. One girl starts saying a line where the others have to respond to on the exact rhythm of their clapping hands. The content of text can be anything as agreed before the game: like mentioning girls/boys names, goods to buy in the grocery, pop stars, and so on.

Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel
Editor: Timo Gilhuis
Shooting date: 1999

Embjubar – South Africa

Embjubar Africa South-Africa Singing and dancing No props N.o.p.: 4   This rhythm clapdance is danced by four boys, accompanied by a group of boys who are clapping with their hands while singing. The four boys start with their knee bent and then slowly they stand upright and start the dance. The difficulty of the dance is to perform simultaneously all four together, whenever there is a mistake they start again and continue. The group stops if they don’t want to dance any more.

Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel
Editor: Timo Gilhuis
Shooting date: 1999

Gebele Esee – South Africa

Gebele esee Africa S-Africa Singing and dancing game No props N.o.p.: 10 +
In this rhythm clapdance, a group of girls are standing in line and one by one the girls come forward to show their dance. All girls are singing and clapping in accompanying the dancing girls. The trick of this dance is the correct timing of the feet on the rhythm of the clapping hands.

Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel
Editor: Timo Gilhuis
Shooting date: 1999

Hai Sedi – South Africa

Hai sedi Africa S-Africa Clapping game No props N.o.p.: 2
These two girls are handclapping and singing a song with different moves by their hands. Most handclapping games look easy but surely it takes a lot of practice to make it work smoothly.

Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel
Editor: Timo Gilhuis
Shooting date: 1999

Hoop – South Africa

Hoop Africa S-Africa Playing with things Props: a hoop N.o.p.:  1   A child is playing hoop and and keeps an eye on the camera. Looks easy, try it!

Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel
Editor: Timo Gilhuis
Shooting date: 1999