‘Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome’. Booker T. Washington
This edition of the Creole Day Festival will be the toughest, yet the most exhilarating one to showcase ; the challenges youths face today and how role models influence youth strategies for success will be at the heart of the discussion.
The multilingual thought-provoking guest of honour Marcel Mballa will lead 3 mini- workshops ;
1- The role model within; How good are we at identifying ourselves as role models?
2- Brexit; How do clans survive?
3- The household of the future. Essential Vs Emotional
The other guest speakers will be;
– Professor Ananya Jahanara Kabir -Modern Moves /A Caribbean love affair
– Nathalie Saint Marck – A journey to self-empowerment
– Wilford Marcus – The Haitian Chamber of Commerce
The event will also be attended by a wide variety of writers, poets, artists, singers, dancers and other talented entertainers.
1-Anthony Cookson – Writer of “The Man Who Came to London”
The Jamaican teacher and author wrote the book to highlight the Caribbean culture and the contribution of Caribbean people to British society.
2-Ingrid Dover-Vidal – Author, Teacher, Caribbean songstress, guitarist and recently published performance poet will be reading from her book, then there is a chance to take part in a poetry performance. Ingrid was born in Guyana.
3-Tibio – The Guadeloupean Reggae Music Artists, Dancer and Facilitator will delight us with his vocals.
4-Amora – Dance Teacher from both Reunion and Madagascar will initiate us to a dance which originated from the ritual music of Madagascar and the mainland of Africa; Sega.
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