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Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Trinidad and Tobago and more.
Garifuna history begins around 1675 when a slave ship holding West Africans shipwrecked near the island of St. Vincent. The West Africans escaped and hid with the indigenous people who were Carib Amerindians and Arawaks. Over time the West Africans intermarried with the local people. This new group [...]
Here’s an interesting little video about how the names and places in the Harry Potter books were translated… including names like Hogwarts, Tom Riddle, Diagon Alley, etc. What a nightmare to translate! lol Enjoy! Mama Lisa [...]
Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this month. It’s great for the world to have the literary value of songs recognized. The more I work with songs from around the world, the more I see that many are poems set to music. Only one other musician has ever been awarded the Nobel [...]
We’re happy to announce we just added a Freedom Song from the Virgin Islands! The song is called Clear de Road. Check out the link to find the song with lyrics with two YouTube videos. Meanwhile, you can listen to a lovely Virgin Islands song called "Moonlight"… We believe [...]
Noodle Kugel is also called Lokshen Kugel. It’s a traditional dish that’s served for the Jewish holidays and the Sabbath in the US and Israel. This version is sweet and so it’s very good for Rosh Hashanah to symbolize a sweet New Year. Both adults and children love Noodle Kugel [...]
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New From Mama Lisa
Our new book, Kid Songs Around the World, features 100 beloved songs and rhymes from all parts of the globe. Each includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation. Most also include sheet music.Order Here!