Blog February 14, 2013
Win a trip to Miami to party with Afropop!
Big Night in Little Haiti welcomes Afropop broadcast personality Georges Collinet for a 25th anniversary Afropop celebration party on March 15th. Dance to some top Haitian artists, including the legendary Magnum Band and Papy Jo Le Twoubadou, a trio playing old school Haitian folk music. The whole thing takes place at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Between sets, you can enjoy top local DJs, art exhibits in the gallery, children’s activities, vendors with delicious kreyol cuisine, drinks, and crafts, and more – free admission and open to the public! One lucky winner will get two air tickets to Miami from anywhere in the continental U.S. courtesy of American Airlines. Two nights hotel accommodations at Best Western on the Bay will also be provided. The winners must be able to travel the weekend of March 15-17th. Enjoy exploring this vibrant, multicultural city. And rest your winter weary bones on South Beach! Winner will be drawn on March 4th. Register for our weekly Afropop e-Newsletter- bringing a world of music directly to your inbox- and you will automatically be entered to win the trip for two to Big Night in Little Haiti contest. If you already receive our e-Newsletter, you can still enter the contest. [simple_newsletter name="true" terms="#contest-terms" terms_text="I agree to the terms and conditions listed below" button="Sign me up!" thanks="Thank you very much for joining our mailing list!"] At the party on March 15, you will meet our friends from community radio station WDNA in Miami, supporters of Afropop Worldwide for almost 25 years. Alsomeet Afropop’s creator and Executive Producer Sean Barlow and Senior Editor Afropop.org Banning Eyre.
Afropop WorldwideAfropop Worldwide is the award winning Public Radio International program hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon and heard on over 100 stations in U.S. From its start in 1988, the program coined a new term, Afropop, and gave Americans their first exposure to now-legendary artists: Youssou N’Dour, Angelique Kidjo, Salif Keita, Hakim, Khaled, Chico Science, Cesaria Évora, Thomas Mapfumo, Oumou Sangare, and many others. The series continues to take listeners and web users to Tanzania, Senegal, Egypt, Nigeria, Brazil, Morocco, Haiti, Colombia, Suriname, South Africa, South Florida, New York, the Dominican Republic and beyond. More recently, the National Endowment for the Humanities funded Hip Deep sub series uses music as a lens to explore history, religion, spirituality, politics and more. And we continue to showcase exceptional emerging artists from Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas.
Big Night in Little HaitiThe hugely successful Big Night in Little Haiti monthly party is produced by our colleagues at the Rhythm Foundation, a Miami-based non-profit cultural organization that is the foremost presenter of world music in Florida. Founded in 1988 with the goal of increasing international awareness through live music, the Rhythm Foundation has presented more than 500 concerts, events and festivals by established and innovative artists from around the world. Special focus is given to those cultures connecting to Florida audiences – music from Latin America, the Caribbean Africa, Asia and Europe.
Contest RulesEmployees of Afropop Worldwide, WDNA, Public Radio International, the Rhythm Foundation, the Little Haiti Cultural Center are not eligible.
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