The group «Viard Nouvelle» comes from Sainte-Rose, a small municipality located on the main island of Guadeloupe. It will mainly present traditional music and dances called Gwo Ka, which were used as a communication tool between slaves from different ethnic groups and regions of Africa. This group from the French DOM-TOM is the first and only group located outside France to have obtained the CIOFF® quality label from the French national section. It will travel with no less than 15 costumes to show us the various opportunities to meet on this Caribbean island.
During the RFI, the artists from Guadeloupe will take part in the following events: