Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University
Place of Publication:
July 19, 2013
Subjects / Keywords:
Caribbean Area ( lcsh ) Haitian Creole Arts and Culture
As a member of the superstar band Tabou Combo since 1968, Kapi serves as front man, drummer, composer, and all around instrumentalist. He visits FIU to talk about “Konpa,” Haiti’s infectious and indigenous rhythm that his group has made popular around the world. Lecture in Haitian Creole. Part of LACC's 16th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series and LACC's FLAC Lecture Series.
LACC's Haitian Art Digital Archive (HADA) contributes to the Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University's ongoing efforts to help preserve Haitian cultural patrimony, highlight the work of Haiti's cultural leaders, scholars and artists, and promote broad access to discussions about the Arts through the use of Haitian Creole. All content is available for free through the Digital Library of the Caribbean and may be accessed from across the globe. HADA is made possible through partial support from the US Department of Education Title VI Grant.