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The sambai is a Creole fertility dance performed in Belize during the full moon, and during weddings or birthdays. It is a solitary dance that was originally performed by men but can now be performed by either gender. The dancer enters a ring of drummers to dance, and when finished points to another person who dances next.[1]


  1. ^ O'Donnell, Carol (2002). Adventure guide to Belize (5th ed.). Edison, N.J.: Hunter. p. 315. ISBN 978-1588432896. Retrieved 21 March 2016.