Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Garifuna International (Music and Dance of the African Peoples of Central America)

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Garifuna International (Music and Dance of the African Peoples of Central America)

August 30, 2015, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside the Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues

The members of Garifuna International are descendants of Garinagu: West African, Central African, Island Crib, and Arawak people. The band is pure energy, originality, and encapsulates the music, dance, and culture of Africa and the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean and Central America, particularly St. Vincent, Honduras, and Belize. International Garifuna Band is led by dance/singer/composer Felix Gamboa.

 

RONALD BUNN

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