The marin-congo is a dance that originated in the Ossau valley in Béarn, in the South-West of France. The marin-congo is thought to come from French sailors. That's why we translated it as marine-congo, to keep the reference to the sea.

Notes

* Or "la marie-congo"

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Here you can find directions for dancing the marin-congo.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Pour danser le marin-congo

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing this rhyme. Translation by Monique and Lisa.

Merci beaucoup!

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