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· December, 2006

Stories about Madagascar from December, 2006

Madagascar: The First Indian Ocean Musical Network

El Sono Mondial announces that (Fr): “A seminar about financial management of cultural enterprises specializing in music (organized by the International Organization of La Francophonie) took place last week [in...

Madagascar: No Christmas Songs

Says Harinjaka, (Fr) Malagasy artists haven't put out any chistmas compilations this year probably because of elections. But the blogger proposes an exploration into a forgotten music form, the zafindraony...

Madagascar: Samoosa? Sambosa? Sambos?

Mad de Madagascar delves (Fr) into the history that brought samoosas (however spelt and prounouced in the region) to the Indian Ocean (Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius) from India. The blogger then...

Madagascar: Alafia

L'Odyssee de Tattum just discovered the band Alafia of which she writes (Fr): “With more than 300 concerts in tow, Alafia is a presence at numerous festivals … Alafia's sunny...

Madagascar: Incumbent Winning Election

Says Harinjaka of last Sunday's presidential election (Fr): “No surprise indeed … Ravalomanana will be reelected hands down by an electorate that was not particularly passionate about the event. Across...

Madagascar: Election in Pictures and Cartoons

L'odyssee de Tattum posts (Fr) pictures of the candidates in last Sunday's presidential election and the cartoons that spoof them.

Africa: Japan and Africa

Africa Beat writing about Japan and Africa: “Did you know that Ethiopia once “looked East”…to Japan. Or that in Madagascar, an early attempt to gain independence was prompted not by...

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