Sunday afternoon with Mapou and Sosyete Koukouy

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Sunday afternoon with Mapou and Sosyete Koukouy

Post by T-dodo » Mon Feb 20, 2006 11:23 am

February 19 Afternoon Activities #1

LOCATION: Libreri Mapou, 5919 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida
GROUP: Sosyete Koukouye ATTENDANCE: 40 EMCEE: Jan Mapou TIME: 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

1. Jan Mapou's introduction of the afternoon activities and welcomed (Atchaba) WOH members and their reunion.

2. Book Presentation by writer Alessandra Lemoine (daughter of Bob Lemoine)

3. Jean-Marie Florestal greeted everyone, talked about the reunion, WindowsonHaiti.com (WOH), its founder, Guy Antoine, whom he introduced, and Ann Pale, the Windows on Haiti forum.

4. Guy Antoine talked about his work on Window
s on Haiti and his other service activities.

5. POETRY READING by Andre Fouad
• “Je suis un Poète”
• “Ses Copines” read while a lady attendant chosen as the object of the poem

6. POETRY READING by Kiki Wainwright
• “Je ne peux pas rire de toi”
• “Ti kapkap vole”

7. SINGING by Kiki Wainwright
• “Zwazo vole” on the upcoming album Kaymit Violet
• “Oba Oba”
• “Ti peyi m lan” sung and danced with two ladies in attendance

8. “Historical Perspective on Haitian Theatre” by Jean-Claude Exulien

9. Comic Sketch by Ti Paris
• “Le Diner”
• “Le Coq”

10. POETRY READING by Lochard Noël
• “Nous Voici Déracinés” musical background on guitar by Marcel Alexis
• “Biskeyn Bouleva” (poem of Richard Moise)

11. SINGING by Ingrid Llera (Prêtresse Vaudou)
• “Twa fèy, twa rasin o” musical background by drummer “Ti Rouj” whose real name is Joseph Senatus
• “Sou lanmè, mwen tande w tire” musical background by drummer “Ti Rouj” – original interpretation by Martha Jean-Claude
• “Danbalawèdo” musical background by drummer “Ti Rouj” and guitarist Marcel Alexis – original interpretation by Martha Jean-Claude

12. POETRY READING by Yvette Leroy also known as WaNègès
• “Fanm Zantray” musical background on guitar by Marcel Alexis
• “Si w se kreyòl!” musical background on guitar by Marcel Alexis
• “Endepandans” musical background on guitar by Marcel Alexis

13. SINGING by Yolande Thomas (also actress)
• “Zanmi” musical background on guitar by Marcel Alexis

14. POETRY READING by Lucronel Ronn
• “Cri d'Haiti – Doulè midi” musical background on guitar by Marcel Alexis
• “Petit Délice en moi” musical background on guitar by Marcel Alexis

15. SINGING by Marcel Alexis
• “Therèse” original composition of Ansy Derose song with guitar background
• “Choucoune ” sung by Yolande Thomas with
guitar accompaniment of Marcel Alexis and drummer Ti Rouge
• “Ayiti Cheri ” sung by Yolande Thomas with guitar accompaniment of Marcel Alexis and drummer Ti Rouj
• “Zanana” song with guitar background

16. Dancing by Sosyete Koukouye Dancers (Nancy St Leger, Nadine Pierre, Marphyse Dominique, Yanouwi)
• “Konbit Dance” - four dancers wearing machann garbs – long flowery skirt, lemon blouse, and hair wrapped in flowery green head scarf – with a cloth support on top of their head to absorb the weight of the basket produces for sale. Musical background by drummer Ti Rouj
• “Congo Dance” - three dancers wearing traditional Haitian woman garbs in the country side. Musical background was provided by Ingrid Llera singing “Caroline Akao,” with Ti Rouge playing the drums, and Marcel Alexis playing the guitar.

17. Dinner served with the usual Haitian fare of poul griye lan sòs, krab ak kribish kreyòl avèk diri kole, bannan peze, e salad.

18. Dancing - Congo dance by Sosyete Koukouye Dancer (Nancy St Leger)

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