A REEL Good Time: How music brought the arts and fishing community together in Seychelles

A REEL Good Time: How music brought the arts and fishing community together in Seychelles

‘...It’s a good initiative for the community and it’s really nice to hear some folk music.’ says Elza, an attendee of the Stories from the Sea Traditional Jam Session. A gathering of more than 150 people, locals and visitors alike, had congregated at Anse Poules Bleues at the turf of the Baie Lazare Fishermen’s Association in late January 2019.

Seychellois Fishermen and Their Stories Celebrated in Stories from the Sea project

Seychellois Fishermen and Their Stories Celebrated in Stories from the Sea project

The Meraki Foundation in partnership with the British High Commission Victoria successfully concluded its Stories from the Sea project last week, Wednesday 23rd January, with a photography exhibition and musical performance by English Folk music duo Belshazzar’s Feast at the British High Commissioner's residence.