Its powerful songs and dances date back to the times of slavery on the plantations of French Reunion Island and continue to be passed down from one generation to the next. This tradition now features on the intangible cultural heritage of humanity of UNESCO. 12 year-old Soan has become an ambassador of this traditional music thanks to his talent for singing, connecting the past with the present, and his ancestors with the young generation. Here’s his portrait.
MALOYA MUSIC, THE HEART BEAT OF REUNION ISLAND
TF1, biggest French channel
TV News Programm “13 H”
Journalist-reporter : Valentine Patry
Cameraman : Morgan Doux
Editor : Morgan Doux
« Maloya, a song of hope and freedom. »