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"Grande Soiree" celebrate the 16th annual Martinique Day Festival in NYC

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Sep 28-Oct 5, 2005
Published:
Brooklyn, NY
ISBN:
1043-3783
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Martinique, Social life and customs, Geography, Caribbean Americans, festivals, Culture, Entertainment
Notes:
Traditional drumming, choreography and songs by legendary singer/dancer, La Sosso and Trass' La" will give the night an Afro-Caribbean flan. Also appearing will be the upbeat and energetic "Jeff Joseph & Gramacks New Generation," who is a favorite at festivals in Dominica, Saint Lucia, Saint-Martin and Martinique with his mix of reggae, meringue, calypso and soca. Mayer Morisset and Decibel will bring their island spirit to the crowd as well as Christiane Valejo, the internationally known singer/songwriter and zouk sensation from Martinique.