Music and Entertainment

Priya Hein and Prime Minister of Mauritius

Priya Hein – books fly off the shelves

Priya N. Hein’s children’s books fly off the shelves, unlike her flightless main character, a Mauritian dodo called Feno who features in her three published stories.Priya Hein and Prime Minister of Mauriti...

“Remembering”… Mardi Gras, New Orleans 2012

As the run up to Mardi Gras 2013 fast approaches, the team here at Kreol Magazine reflect on last year’s amazing festival…Mardi Gras in New OrleansNew Orleans’ Mardi Gras is something everyone should e...

The Genesis of Zydeco and Black Creole Music

Although the black music of New Orleans has received much attention, the deep African retentions of Zydeco remain unexplored and lost on a timeline that glosses over the history of its people.Boozoo Chavis...

Taj Weekes: A Portrait, by Ted Boothroyd

A portrait of Taj Weekes could begin in any of a hundred ways. Musician, songwriter, poet, humanitarian, Rastaman, businessman, parent– all are important roles for him, all are related, and all are instructive ...

Festival International Kreol in Mauritius

The Sixth Annual Festival International Kreol took place in Mauritius December 8th through 10th, 2011. Celebrations of music and dance, activities designed for children and an important conference examining...

Victory for Seychelles: 8th Indian Ocean Games

Flags are flying all over the Seychelles, including its pristine white beaches, to mark the 8th Indian Ocean Island Games. There are also several large screens in the cities showing sporting events for thos...