Afropop's Banning Eyre researched the "Madagascar Medley" program in January 2019, mostly in locations on the west coast of the island. As ever, he had his camera in hand. Here are some of his choice shots from this spectacular musical island.
The great Antandroy traditional musician Remanindry and his star student Monika Njava of Toko Telo. At Remanindry's home in Tulear.
Damily band, arriving for a rare gig in Tulear.
Beach life in Andavadoaka
The singer Mikea at a chance encounter in Andavadoaka
Baobab tree near Tulear
Sammy and Clara at Morondava
Clara with Jejy Voatavo
Sammy courts a chameleon...
The chameleon responds.
Guitar player in Morondava market
Jaojoby and Sammy at Nosy Be
Claudine (Jaojoby's wife) and Clara at Nosy Be
Note the orange T-shirt for President Andry Rajoelina!