The Buzz Sidi Goma energizes the room with dance


Sidi Goma at TEDIndia, Session 6, “Green and Blue,” November 6, 2009, in Mysore, India. Credit: TED / James Duncan Davidson

As the TEDIndia audience returned from its lunch break, the Sidi Goma dancers took the stage and gave a rousing performance. Drumming, dancing and shouting to the heavens, they brought a jetlagged room to its feet. Here are some of the real-time reactions:

Sidi Goma – Black Sufis from Gujarat. Did you just say Black Sufis from Gujarat? I did. #tedindia — soodsandeep

Sidi Goma have transformed the stage into a celebration of humanity. Raw — TEDxShekhawati

Sidi Goma dancers are setting the TEDIndia stage on fire — meher_taj

Good idea. Sidi Goma’s wake up call post lunch at TEDIndia — Badri_