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 Baila” in Portuguese & Spanish means ‘Dance

Dushyanth Weeraman runs a dance school in Colombo. The “Baila” song is in Sinhalese and sung to a rhythm-based on Portuguese and African influences. 

The Portuguese brought over mercenaries from Mozambique to fight their wars of conquest in Asia and far east in the years 1500 – 1660 hundred era.

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