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
5:30pm – 6:30pm CST – Tambou Revisited: An Extended Conversation on Drumming with Kalindah Laveaux
6:30pm – 7:30pm 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.