Frank Norville honored during Creole Heritage Month

Frank Norville honored during Creole Heritage Month

Press Release:-The Folk Research Centre and the Alliance Francaise come together again to present an annual production of Kwéyòl music, dance, story telling, poetry and drama.

The Alliance Francaise and the FRC have partnered on this programme from 2009. The event is scheduled for Wednesday 26th October at 7.30 pm at The Pyramid, Pointe Seraphine. The show is open to the public and there is no entry fee.

The 2016 programme is titled “Swayé Frank Norville” and is a tribute to the late Frank Norville (1944-2015), a well -known composer, singer and teacher of the dance and music of St. Lucia.

Other cultural icons honored in previous years have included Dame Sesenne Descartes and Florita Marquis.

The programme will consist of a dramatic presentation organized by the Kwéyòl Language Committee of the FRC; music by the Manmay LaKay Folk Band; dance by Les Danseurs Taditionelle and music by friends of Frank Norville who had formed the Helenites Folk Band with him in the seventies.

This group is led by Eddie Guard and they will perform the music of Frank Norville.

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