- Music of Réunion
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Séga is a popular style that mixes African and European music.
In Réunion there is a very strong jazz community and rock culture is also becoming strong on the island.
The most popular sega musicians include Baster, Ousanousava and Ziskakan. The most popular maloya musicians are Danyel Waro and Firmin Viry. Other popular singers include Maxime Laope, Léon Céleste, Henri Madoré and Mapou, named after a kind of perfumed sugarcane candy. Musicians from nearby Mauritius are also popular.
Ti Fleur Fanée
The unofficial national anthem of Réunion is a song originally sung by Georges Fourcade called Ti Fleur Fanée
The song "Madina" was chosen as the theme song by the Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française in the 1950s and 1960s. The song was written by Maxime Laope, one of the island's most popular singers, and performed by another renowned singer, Henri Madoré.
One of the biggest music festivals in Réunion is the Sakifo music festival.
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- World Music, Vol. 1: Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Penguin. 2006. pp. 505–508. ISBN 1-85828-636-0. http://books.google.de/books?id=gyiTOcnb2yYC&pg=PA508&dq=maloya+music#v=onepage&q=maloya%20music&f=false. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
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