“Wátina through Movement” is being produced as a Tribute to the late great Andy Palacio. This tribute is a Dance and Creative Expression work of art that will bring to life Andy palacio’s songs From his last album “Wátina”. This tribute comes to fruition exactly 10 years and a day after his untimely passing.
Passing: January 19th, 2008/ Event date: Jan 20th 2018
Andy Palacio is one of the most respected and admired musicians within the international music community. His untimely death in 2008 sent shockwaves throughout the world but his music remains immortalized. His album Wátina was declared the Greatest World Music Album of All Time by Amazon.com in 2010. Andy also worked tirelessly as a music and cultural archivist with a deep commitment to preserving his unique Garifuna culture. The Garifuna Collective was his ambitious undertaking and the culmination of that passion, advocating for the maintenance of the Garifuna language and traditions.
Wátina, the debut album of Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective, was released in the US and Canada on February 27th, 2007 and the rest of the world on March 27th on Cumbancha.