Boduberu, traditional music of Maldives - Coral Reef View Inn

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Boduberu is one of the most popular forms of traditional music and dance that is found in the inhabited islands of Maldives. People of all age groups participate enthusiastically in Boduberu traditional music. The musical instruments that are used consist of three or four drums made from hollowed coconut wood and a variety of thumping instruments.
In Boduberu, there is one lead singer and a band of 10-15 people, who sing in chorus. As the song continues, the rhythm picks up and people come out of the troupe and dance to the tunes of the music. Spectators join to clap and dance. Maldives folk dance of Boduberu is a tribal dance that usually takes place during the festive occasions and is enjoyed by all.