Friday, March 22, 2013

VIDEO: Rasin Ginen the African Roots // July 14, 2012

"Rasin Ginen: the African Roots" (A New York Haitian Dance Showcase Honoring Jean-Léon Destiné) was presented by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance and Ayiti Fasafas in partnership with El Museo del Barrio, on Saturday, July 14th, 2012, in New York City.

Welcome Song "Bonswa, Bonswa" by Kongo
Dance: Members of Kongo and Peniel Guerrier/Tamboula D'Haiti
Jean-Léon Destiné: a Reflection, by dance anthropologist Dr. Joan Burroughs
"Dessalines": a Dance Story, by Julio Jean and Haitian-American Dance Theater
Presentation of Award to Mr. Destiné / Reflections by Mr. Destiné
"La Situation": Jessica St. Bil and KaNu Dance Theater
Dance: Nadia Diedonné and Feet of Rhythm
Closing Song

Videography by Eileen Condon and Kaisha Johnson, Center for Traditional Music and Dance. This video of highlights from "Rasin Ginen" was edited by Katie Ortiz, for the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

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