(VIDEO) Japanese Singer Musician FUMIKO GOMI Says That Singing In The Garifuna Language Is EASY For Her

 

Japanese Singer Musician Fumiko Gomi.  Image Courtesy of News7 Belize.

Japanese Singer Musician Fumiko Gomi. Image Courtesy of 7News Belize.

 

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Punta Gorda, Belize, Central America — 7 News Belize recently profiled Japanese musician Fumiko Gomi, who sings in the Garifuna Language.  In fact, she says she can sing in the Garifuna language because the sounds are “very easy to pronounce”.

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(VIDEO) Americas Now News Show Report Asks, “Is The Garifuna Culture Close To Extinction?”

 

Reporter Franc Contreras in Belize, Central America with his report on whether the Garifuna Culture is on the verge of extinction.  Image courtesy of CCTV

Reporter Franc Contreras in Belize, Central America with his report asking whether the Garifuna Culture is close to extinction. Image courtesy of Americas Now Television Show on CCTV

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Belize, Central America — Reporter Franc Contreras of CCTV recently released a story on the Americas Now Television show about the Garifuna People of Central America where he posed the question, is the Garifuna Culture Close to Extinction?

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FREE Bilingual Nursery Rhymes Recital with Garifuna Singer JAMES LOVELL and His Afri-Garifuna Youth Ensemble To Take Place on FRIDAY January 25th 2013 at The BIKO Center in Brooklyn

 

Garifuna Singer James Lovell (with the Guitar) and his Afri Garifuna Youth Ensemble.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Singer James Lovell (with the Guitar) and his Afri Garifuna Youth Ensemble. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Brooklyn, New York:  Garifuna Singer JAMES LOVELL and his Afri-Garifuna Youth Ensemble will host a FREE Bilingual Nursery Rhymes Recital on FRIDAY January 25th 2013 at The Biko Transformation Center in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

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Garifuna Star Singer Musician AURELIO MARTINEZ To Headline Valentine’s Day Festival Concert in the Bronx on SATURDAY February 16th 2013

 

Garifuna Star Singer Musician Aurelio Martinez in 2011.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Star Singer Musician Aurelio Martinez in 2011. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

 

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Bronx, New York — Star Garifuna Singer Musician Aurelio Martinez will headline a special Valentine’s Day Festival Concert in the Bronx on SATURDAY February 16th 2013.

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Home Town Association for Garifuna Village of SAMBO CREEK, Honduras to Host New Year’s Party in the Bronx on SATURDAY December 29th 2012

The Home Town Association of The Garifuna Village of SAMBO CREEK, Honduras is Hosting a New Year's Party in the Bronx on SATURDAY December 29th 2012.

The Home Town Association of The Garifuna Village of SAMBO CREEK, Honduras is Hosting a New Year’s Party in the Bronx on SATURDAY December 29th 2012.

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Bronx, New York — The Home Town Association of The Garifuna Village of SAMBO CREEK, Honduras is Hosting a New Year’s Party in the Bronx on SATURDAY December 29th 2012.

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(PHOTO) Garifuna American Band LEGACY GIFTED Performing at 60th Birthday Celebration in Bronx on SATURDAY November 17th 2012

Members of Garifuna American Band LEGACY GIFTED Performing at a 60th Birthday Celebration in the Bronx on SATURDAY November 17th 2012. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York – Some of the Members (Carlos Carlisimo BDony Medina, Eddie Gregorio & John Jon Ruiz,) of Garifuna American Band Legacy Gifted performing at a 60th Birthday Celebration in the Bronx on SATURDAY November 17th 2012.  Their set was filled with

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(VIDEO) of song sung by Lloyd Augustine – Mesemeihabadina Luaria Yugadan

Garifuna Singer Musician Lloyd Augustine

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Belize, Central America — Below you will see a link to the music video to a song sung by Garifuna Singer Musician Lloyd Augustine, “Mesemeihabadina Luaria Yugadan”.

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Garifuna American Band XCSTACY To Perform in Guatemala For the First Time on WEDNESDAY April 4th 2012

Xcstacy Band To Perform in Guatemala on Wednesday April 4th 2012

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Livingston, Guatemala — Dynamic Garifuna American Band XCSTACY, fresh off their performance at The Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show on Saturday March 31st 2012 will be performing in Guatemala for the first time on Wednesday April 4th 2012.

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Garifuna Singer RENE CRISANTO Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer

Garifuna Singer RENE CRISANTO

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Houston, Texas — Beinggarifuna.com has learned that Garifuna Singer RENE CRISANTO passed away yesterday (WEDNESDAY, February 8th 2012) after a long battle with bone cancer.

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Garifuna Singer Musician YOUNG GARI To Host New Album Release Party As Well as Waruguma Crew Reunion Party on FRIDAY April 6th 2012 in the Bronx

Flyer for Young Gari Album Release/Waruguma Crew Reunion Party in The Bronx on Saturday March 10th 2012

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Bronx, New York – I just finished an hour long instant message correspondence with veteran Garifuna Singer Musician YOUNG GARI as he excitedly told me about a special event he is currently planning.  That is, a  release party for his new album Mi Musica Mi Cultura Garifuna.  This party will also serve as a reunion party for the Waruguma Crew, A Garifuna Band Young Gari was a member of years ago.

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