July 31: Garifuna song and Indonesian dance on Governors Island

July 26, 2021

Join us for a free double-header this Saturday July 31 at ELA’s house on beautiful Governors Island in New York Harbor. Reserve your ferry tickets soon!

2-3 pm, The World in the City: Garifuna sing-along with James Lovell and Alex Colon
Musician and language activist James Lovell, togehter with percussionist Alex Colon, will be teaching the Garifuna language to kids and adults fo all ages through a sing-along and drum-along. Don’t miss this unique chance to get a taste of Garifuna language, history, and music.

3-4 pm, Sounds of Sumatra: An Indonesian dance, music and song workshop
Saung Budaya, an acclaimed New York-based Indonesian dance group, will present the music and dance of Sumatra, one of Indonesia’s largest islands, focusing on the Acehnese, Minangkabau, and Batak peoples. The company will lead a short interactive workshop on Acehnese song with accompanying movements.

More information here.