It brings out the most enthusiasm, creativity, talent and culture. One now celebrates 50 years of music, pageantry, food, costumes and partying. Over the years music has been of great significance to Montserrat’s festival. Calypso music has been known as one of the origins of festival; it has also been ranked as one of the [big] activities. In particular, the Calypso final show has reportedly been the biggest activity on the festival calendar.
It is the sound of the drum and the rhythms that are said to provide the “heartbeat” of the dance. Of the various drums different tribes used in their dances, the bougaragou was the most popular and frequently used. Many groups also trained singers in order to provide intricate harmonies to go in combination with the powerful strikes of the drum. Some major changes came to African dancing throughout the slave trade era. The 1500’s were the beginning of slave labor as the Africans were brought to North and South
Name: Akila Mc Eachnie Course Code: CARN 1701 Course Name: Carnival and Society Lecturer: Dr. Ann Lee and Team Date: 17th November, 2011 Topic: Carnival and Race: The Authorship of Calypso The Authorship of Calypso Trinidad Carnival is proclaimed to be the “greatest show on earth” by many, locally and abroad. This show emerged as a result of the merging of cultural practices, symbols and traditions of the different races that occupied the land from colonization to pre-emancipation to post emancipation. Race is a controversial term with regards to its definition. Race in the context of this essay will be considered from a “colonial” viewpoint. Therefore race here is “assumed to be biological, fixed, or immutable(primordial) so that any attempt to treat it as a social construction is resisted vigorously by those who have a great deal of emotion invested in notions of racial purity and associated concepts of cultural superiority” (Allahar, 1996).
Hip Hop music and its culture has crossed cultural, racial, geographical, and religious lines around the world. In order to understand the significance of this phenomenon, we must first explore the origins of hip hop and the obstacles it faced over the years. Hip Hop music, as we know it today, first began in the mid 1970s in the Bronx, New York. During hot summer days it was not uncommon for inner city neighborhoods to have block parties. The parties served as a way to bring people together after being shut in all winter long.
Johana Lyon Religion 232 Dr. Spights 3/18/2015 The Dance Inheritance Dance to Africa is like water for the crops. A necessity. Dance has always been a major part of the African culture and continues to thrive on. Being spoken on will be how the Dance Inheritance is incorporated in Kwanzaa, How it was implemented in the King Celebration and lastly, in the Praise House service. Dance is also one of the oldest major art forms there is.
The indigenous groups produce wood carvings, weavings and textiles such as ponchos” (Select, 2010). This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the cultural relevance of Argentina and its people. The country is also very prominent within the realm of entertainment such as music and dance. The music scene in Buenos Aires is very much alive and there are many pubs and clubs, called "boliches", where local and international rock, jazz, reggae, punk, techno, dance, hip-hop, electronica or Caribbean bands perform. But the main attraction of the Buenos Aires entertainment culture is that of the Tango dance.
The main slogan and aim of the event, was: “Make poverty history.” Again, another large scale concert was held, with countless famous artists performing. Again, Bob Geldof organised this. 10 simultaneous concerts were held on the 2nd of July 2005. Some of these concerts were in Japan, London, Philadelphia, Germany, Berlin, Rome and Paris. Overall, both events were a huge success as it was an original concept and just appealed greatly to the
The word “Bossa” comes from Portuguese, and means style, flair, or attitude. Bossa is commonly applied to the Bossa Nova, which is a Brazilian samba dance. The sport of Bossaball combines both sport and music to create a fun time for the spectators (bossaballsports.com). Bossaball is played on an inflatable court with trampolines on each side. The setup takes about 45 minutes (bossaballsports.com).
One of the main attration is Abode of Gods, built in the 16th century. Basilica of Bom Jesus is the most popular and famous of the churches of Goa. River cruise is the attraction in Goa. The most popular cruise on the river Mandovi is Santa Monica, situated near the typically Goan village of Aldona. The third day we went for the celebration of carnival, a Portuguese legacy.Goans celebrate the carnival with dances and music.
It is also famous with a lotof traditional food such as cao lau (crispy noodles with pork or beef or chicken), hen xao (fried mussel with crispy rice paper), and che bap (a popular desert made from corn). Lantern festival in Hoi An ancient town is a well-known festival where they always float lanterns on the Thu Bon river every full-moon night. Furthermore, there is live traditional music such as Cai Luong and Dan Ca Quan Ho, played by the local people. Second of all, Ha Long Bay is absolutely an amazing place to visit if you are looking for an adventurous place. Ha Long Bay is one of the world's seven herritages, acknowledged by UNESCO on November 11th, 2012 with a