Chinbo is proud to present its first virtual Louisiana Creole Heritage Festival: Gou é Gèt (Taste and See). This will be a free on-line two day festival on October 7th & 8th consisting of five events.
Still from Tambou (2023). Courtesy of Lucky Luke Films.
Saturday October 7 2023
4:30pm - 6:00pm CST - De Ladjèl o Shaval: A talk with the creators of the Kouri-Vini Orthography. Panelists: Christophe Landry, Clif St. Laurent, Michael Gisclair, Eric Gaither. Moderated by Jonathan Mayers, President of Chinbo, Inc. and Cameron-Mitchell Ware, Creative Producer of The New Orleans African American Museum.
6:00pm - 6:10pm CST - Intermission
6:10pm - 6:20pm CST - Performance & brief description of the role the tambou plays in the lives of Creoles of Color & Black Creoles by Voodoo Queen Kalindah Laveaux
6:20pm - 6:40pm CST - Sip & See Presentation - Screening of Tambou: The first film in Kouri-Vini.
6:40pm - 7:00pm CST - Q&A with Cast and Crew. Moderated by Cameron-Mitchell Ware, Creative Producer at The New Orleans African American Museum.
Sunday October 8 2023
4:30pm - 5:30pm CST - Strategies for the Lay Genealogist: Presentation by Genealogist Jari Honora with Q&A
5:00pm - 5:10pm CST - Intermission
5:10pm - 5:40pm CST - A Crash Course on Research on Louisiana Creoles & Cajuns (A pre-recorded presentation by Dr. Christophe Landry)
5:40pm - 7:00pm CST - Latab Kréyòl a Chinbo - Stories from Today and Long Ago
To register, please fill out the registration form HERE.
* Please note that some festival events will be recorded for later use.