Edited by Azizi Powell
This is Part 2 of a 3 part series of posts on Yanvalou. Part 2 features selected videos of Yanvalou dances.
Part 1 provides selected quotes about the Yanvalou dance. Click http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2012/01/what-is-yanvalou.html for Part 1 of this series.
Part 3 features selected videos of songs and instrumental music about Yanvalou. Click http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2012/01/yanvalou-songs-and-musical.html for Part 3 of this series.
These posts are presented for their historical, folkloric, educational, and aesthetic values.
My thanks to those whose videos I have reposted and whose comments I have quoted.
Yanvalou Dance Videos
(The numbers assigned to these videos have no ranking order or order of preference).
Dance Video #1: Djenane St.Juste : Yanvalou
Uploaded by hdadr on Aug 23, 2008
class in Haitian dance by dancer/choreographer Djenane St.Juste with master drummers Frisner Augustin and Zeke Nealy, ODC/Dance Commons in San Francisco. Djenane is teaching every Monday evening 6-7.30 and Saturday afternoon 3.30-5 @ Bollyhood Cafe in SF. Live music by Zeke & Konbit. Recently joined by her mother dancer/choregrapher and Mambo Florencia 'Fofo' Pierre and her brother, drummer Jeff Pierre. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dance Video #2: Yanvalou - Danse Rituelle - Theatre de la Parfumerie -La Croisée des Cultures, Genève
Uploaded by karinelabel on Jul 21, 2011
Danse Rituelle: Karine LaBel (Haïti)
Percussion: Atissou Loko (Haïti)
Ted Beaubrun (Haïti) Deslandes Fleurimond (Haïti)
Violon: Fouad Didi (Algérie)
Accordéon: David Brossier (Roumani)
Dance Video #3: Afro Haitian Dance~Yanvalou~@Harappa Festival
Uploaded by urigatica on Mar 13, 2010
Dance by RUA*LUA dance company (Natsuki Hayashi,
Yuko "Dalila" Tamura, Aya "Ayazones"Takeuchi).
Percussion by Gaku,Naoko Onishi,Sou Kataoka,Kota Seki.
Nov.2009@HARAPPA-MATSURI (Great local festival at Tokyo Metropolitan Musashino Park in Koganei-city,Tokyo Japan)
Dance Video #4: ReBIRTH - Haitian Folklore (Yanvalou & Zepol)
windchileUploaded on Oct 2, 2010
Rara Tou Limen performs "ReBIRTH" at SF Ethnic Dance Festival
Palace of Fine Arts | June 12-13, 2010
Artistic Director/Choreographer: Portsha Jefferson
Musical Director: Daniel Brevil
Musicians: Guy de Chalus, Karen Kirschling, Taji Maalik, Josh Piagentinni
Click http://books.google.com/books?id=FtUYw0hptqkC&pg=PA27&lpg=PA27&dq=Zepol+dance&source=bl&ots=buCoEVZ6jc&sig=MpwI23cV7cLubcsS5QhBiL5wVzM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=fBWWUY_QJaTM0wGd9YHQDw&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Zepol%20dance&f=false page 27 of Dancing spirits: rhythms and rituals of Haitian Vodun, the Rada rite by Gerdes Fleurantto find information about the Zepol dance.
Dance Video #5: Mikerline Dance Company (Yanvalou)
Berndy Lamy, Published on Nov 1, 2012
Mikerline dance company performed live at an Event Guede in Brooklyn New York.
For more info visit www.mikerlinedancecompany.com
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