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· October, 2009

Stories about Music from October, 2009

Haiti: National Anthem Singing Contest

30 October 2009

Sammuel from Thanks for loving Haiti has launched [En/Fr/Fr Cr] a video contest for the best Haitian National Anthem singer. The best video will be chosen by the readers and the winner will probably be announced on January 1st 2010, National Independance day in Haiti.

Trinidad & Tobago: India Tour

30 October 2009

Trinidad and Tobago's rapso ambassadors, 3 Canal, are preparing for an upcoming tour of India. Caribbean Free Radio posts a podcast with all the details.

Jamaica: Change Takes Time

19 October 2009

Annie Paul blogs about everything from Jamaican coffee to reggae star Buju Banton's meeting with gay activists: “Yeah right, the Jamaican public is going to listen and learn from a castrated Buju when he tells them he has recanted and they should all follow suit by becoming ‘pro-gay’ whatever that...

Jamaica: Buju Meets With Gays

15 October 2009

As controversial dancehall artist Buju Banton meets with gays in the U.S., Jamaica Salt thinks it's a step in the right direction, but adds: “I don’t think he’s ever going to be able to turn things around…he’s too good a target for the gay rights campaign to get attention to...

Jamaica: R.I.P. Sonny Bradshaw

12 October 2009

The Phoenix in a Gas House pays tribute to the “Godfather to the development Jamaican Jazz”, musician Sonny Bradshaw, who recently passed away.

Georgia: Festival of Polish Culture

2 October 2009

This is Tbilisi Calling announces the start of the first festival of contemporary Polish culture in Georgia. The blog notes that links between the two countries are already established and jokes that many Georgians claim to have Polish blood somewhere in their lineage even if full details are a little...

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