The Gule Wamkulu (Great Dance) is a dance cherished and sacred to the hearts of the Chewa people of Malawi and the embodies the spectrum of life’s emotions and actions. It is a symbolic, religious masked dance performed by the Nyau society at male initiation ceremonies, funerals, and major local and national celebrations. The symbolic nature of the dance acts as a medium between the ancestral world of spirits and the mundane present. 


  • Open edition print
  • 14" W x 11" H
  • Medium: Pastel chalk
  • Framing included

04_Gule Wamkulu

SKU: 1008-OE
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