Rhazul and his Group
(Curaçao, 1988) is a virtuoso in several musical fields. The instrument he masters best is the cuatro. This instrument came from Venezuela. Rhazul has practiced the art of playing cuatro for six years. On the 4th of December 2011 he held his first concert to raise funds for the purchase of a professional cuatro, and to continue studying this instrument. Rhazul functions as musical director of several cultural groups. Besides this, he teaches cuatro lessons at a music school on Curacao. For his presentation during Krusa Laman-Writers Unlimited Curaçao on April 20, 2012, Rhazul has organized his musical group with the following members: Rhazul Sebelon (cuatro), Rendel Rosalia (drum/percussion), Rayson Rosalia (hoe/percussion), Jovendrick Kierindongo (bass), Niata Augusta (singer), Silvienne Martie (singer), Zhyona Francisco (back-up singer) and Magindra Francisca (back-up singer).
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An evening with storytelling, writers conversations and readings. The evening opens with storyteller Sheila Payne. Then Mario Kleinmoedig will moderate to talks with writers on the theme 'The Power of Memory'. Helon Habila (Nigeria/USA) and David van Reybrouck (Belgie), author of 'Congo, A History', will meet Miriam Sluis, who published several books on the history of the Dutch Caribean. The second talk brings together the Curaçao poet Richenel (Muz) Ansano, the Dutch/Iraqi poet Rodaan Al Galidi and writer Petina Gappah from Zimbabwe. There is live music by Rhazul and his Group. All talks are in English.