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Flaunt Your Frenchness #33 (February 3-9)
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Click on the images to watch the dance "moves" of the music featured.
Traditional Breton folk music includes a variety of vocal and instrumental styles. Along with flourishing traditional forms such as the bombard-binou pair and fest-noz ensembles incorporating other additional instruments, it has also branched out into numerous subgenres.
Sega is one of the major music genres of Mauritius, and is also a popular music on the islands of Réunion and Seychelles. It has origins in the music of slaves on the island, and is usually sung in creole. In the past, the Sega music was made only with traditional instruments like ravanne and triangle.
 
What is the traditional music of your region?
...And to listen to traditional French-Canadian music, we have the pleasure of inviting you to the Festival du Bois in March 4, 5 & 6 in Coquitlam. Tickets in sale NOW - More details here.
Each week, you'll find in this newsletter a small sentence that can be used next time you go to a French speaking country.

To keep in the theme, please find below what you could ask while in Porto-Novo, Benin:
" Quel est l'instrument typique de la musique folklorique d'ici ? "
[Kel ay l'instrumanh teepic de lah music folkloric dee-see ?]
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