The 6th edition of the drum that is crossed is an intense hobby. From the opening ceremony at Sainte-Marie to the house of Bèlè, various programs in the commune, strong public membership this year. Moments of sharing and happiness are very strong. Artists from various countries recognize it.
the artist's impression of "Drum crossing 2018" in Martinique
The concept of "drum crossing" was initiated by Thierry Nossin. This shows cultural activeness, the voice of the tutors in Guyana, Guadeloupe, Reunion, Venezuela, Congo, Dominica, India, Senegal and Martinique, the countries represented on this event.
These meetings promote other discoveries, contribute to the exchange and dissemination of culture, direct improvement in performance and defense of traditional heritage.
Initiator Thierry Nossin "Cross drum"
The combination of Bele masters, Rastocle brothers and "Crossing Drum" artists Nenetto, Jean Aimé Kifoula, Bapi Das India, Chétif M & B39, was seen from the first day, during the ceremony opening to Sainte-Marie.
We will remember the adaptation of "Rosita" Gordon Henderson with drummers.
2018 Cross Drum
The artists of the cross drum will be in Guadeloupe from Monday, November 19 2018. Just like in Guyana and Martinique, they will offer concerts but also educational workshops for school children about drum training learning and instrument history.