Special Screening of Exciting New Independent Film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL at Columbia University in New York City on FRIDAY January 18th 2013

Poster for the new Independent Film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL.

Poster for the new Independent Film directed by Ali Allie and Ruben Reyes, GARIFUNA IN PERIL.

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

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New York, New York — Fresh off it’s successful screenings in December 2012 at The African Diaspora International Film Festival, the new independent film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL will be screening again at Columbia University in New York City on FRIDAY January 18th 2013.  It is part of a showcase of the BEST of the many films screened at this year’s African Diaspora International Film Festival.

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Garifuna Singer Musician JAMES LOVELL and His AFRI-GARIFUNA YOUTH ENSEMBLE To Headline Benefit Concert for St. Vincent Garifuna Cultural Retrieval Initiative on SATURDAY January 12th 2013 in Manhattan

Garifuna Singer Musician JAMES LOVELL -- Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Singer Musician JAMES LOVELL — Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

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New York, New York — On SATURDAY January 12th 2013 in Manhattan, Garifuna Singer James Lovell and his Afri-Garifuna Youth Ensemble will headline a benefit concert for an Initiative that will teach aspects of Garifuna Culture (language, music and dance) to people from the ancestral land of the Garifuna People, St. Vincent.

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Garifuna Cultural Revival Workshop Returns to St. Vincent on July 23rd 2012

2011 Presentation featuring St. Vincentian Students who participated in the Garifuna Cultural Retrieval Workshop in St. Vincent during the Summer of 2011.

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Peter’s Hope, St. Vincent and The Grenadines — A small group of prominent Garifuna Americans have traveled to the ancestral land of the Garifuna people, St. Vincent and The Grenadines to begin another edition of a one-of-a-kind cultural workshop.

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Fundraiser To Support Initiative To Re-Introduce Garifuna Culture to St. Vincent and The Grenadines To Take Place in Brooklyn on SUNDAY June 17th 2012

Site of Brooklyn Fundraiser Te Support Initiative Te Re-Introduce Garifuna Culture to St. Vincent and The Grenadines – Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

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Brooklyn, New York — Organizers behind The Habinaha Garinagu Yurumein 2011 Garifuna Cultural Retrieval Summer Workshop are holding a fundraiser on SUNDAY June 17th 2012 at three in the afternoon that they hope will enable them to continue their efforts to re-introduce Garifuna culture to citizens of St. Vincent and The Grenadines, which is the ancestral home of the Garifuna people.

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Garifuna Fundraiser To Support Initiative To Re-Introduce Garifuna Culture To St. Vincent And The Grenadines To Take Place at Casa Yurumein in The Bronx on SATURDAY May 19th 2012

Habinaha Garinagu 2011 at St. Vincent and The Grenadines. - Photo courtesy of Facebook page for Grieggs In Living Colours

Above Photo courtesy of Facebook Page, Grieggs in Living Colours.

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Organizers behind The Habinaha Garinagu Yurumein 2011 Garifuna Cultural Retrieval Summer Workshop are holding a fundraiser on SATURDAY May 19th 2012 at two in the afternoon that they hope will enable them to continue their efforts to re-introduce Garifuna culture to citizens of St. Vincent and The Grenadines, which is the ancestral home of the Garifuna people.

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The VINCENTIAN Newspaper Reports That Author TRISH ST HILL Will Return to St. Vincent on January 7th 2012 To Assess The Habinaha Garinagu Cultural Retrieval Workshop

Garifuna Singer Musician JAMES LOVELL with Drummers in St. Vincent - Photo courtesy of Facebook Profile Greggs in Living Colours

Photo courtesy of Facebook Profile Greggs in Living Colours

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St. Vincent And The Grenadines — The Vincentian Newspaper Reports that St. Vincentian American Author TRISH ST. HILL will return to St. Vincent on Saturday January 7th 2012 to assess the Habinaha Garinagu Cultural Workshop that took place over the summer of 2011.

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FREE Garifuna Concert To Take Place At St. Vincent, The Ancestral Country of The Garifuna People on Saturday August 20th 2011

Garifuna American Singer Musician JAMES LOVELL

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) unless otherwise indicated.  All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.

Kingstown, St. Vincent And The Grenadines –  The Garifuna Cultural Retrieval Committee has announced that there will be a FREE Garifuna Concert which will be held at Peace Memorial Hall near Kingstown in St Vincent on Saturday August 20th 2011 at 3pm.

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Second Annual Garifuna Coalition 2011 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night a Historic Success

Garifuna Coalition Board Members at the 2011 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night

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Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (“Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — On Saturday, March 26th 2011, Attendees of The Second Annual 2011 Garifuna Coalition USA Inc Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night at The Hostos Center For The Arts and Culture in the Bronx were treated to a evening of culture, education and history all under the umbrella of Garifuna Music, Garifuna Dance and Multimedia presentations on Garifuna Heritage.

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Garifuna American Author TRISH ST. HILL To Receive a 2011 Garifuna Coalition Garifuna Heritage Award

Garifuna American Author TRISH ST. HILL

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Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc has announced that Garifuna American Author TRISH ST HILL will be receiving a Garifuna Heritage Award at the Second Annual Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night on Saturday, March 26th 2011 at 7 PM  at the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture,   450 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10451.

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(VIDEO) Interview with Garifuna Author from St. Vincent and the Grenadines TRISH ST. HILL on Conversation with Harold H. Channer TV Show

Garifuna Writer TRISH ST. HILL

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New York, New York — Just came across a fascinating interview of Garifuna Writer TRISH ST. HILL on the Conversations with Harold H. Channer TV Show.

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