Music of Marshall Islands

The music of Marshall Islands is very rich and diverse. Among the various forma the most popular is the roro. It is traditional chant, performed during the time of navigation. It gives strength. Along with music, some dance forms are also very popular in this country. These traditional forms are beet, jurbak etc. Beet is a dance that originated from the Spanish folk dance. It includes men and women together. Then the “jurbak” is dance especially for the occasion of Christmas. Besides these a stick dance also exist in Marshall Islands.