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Haiti Cultural Exchange presents Bann Konte: A Rara Storytelling Procession
Nov 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm| 10 Suggested Donation
Bann Konte is a procession of rara musicians, traditional games, and folktales. The parade will take place on Sunday, November 1st starting at the Haiti Cultural Exchange home base and making pit stops at different locations. Featuring the historic Haitian conch, traditional konè (a long metal horn), bamboo trumpets and Haitian drums, Bann Konte will travel and engage audiences throughout Crown Heights whilst presenting traditional Haitian folktales, games and songs. The rhythmic procession, staccato of instruments and songs, will allow the public to fully appreciate the delivery of stories in an atmosphere of conviviality and creativity. Performers will include: Allenby Augustin, Goussy Célestin, Schneider Laurent, Michèle Voltaire Marcelin and Djarara.