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Athésia at Riverlights Festival

  • The Levee Central Maitland High Street, Maitland NSW (map)

Athésia, Haitian Canadian Creole Jazz Singer with a French Touch!

Haitian French Canadian singer Athésia is honoured to be singing and sharing a Haitian Jazz Latin French show at Riverlights Festival in Maitland NSW.  Discover the aromas of Haiti. Come and dance on the rhythms of Compas, Mini Jazz, Twoubadou, Zouk and Meringue to name a few.

Songstress Athésia invites the public to an enchanting evening. Singing Haitian Creole songs, classic french songs and her own compositions from her latest album with “The Gentlemen”: Michael Coggins (Guitar), Giorgio Rojas (Percussion/Drums), Danny Junor (Saxophone) and lady Tina Harris (Bass). 

Born in Montreal to Haitian parents. Athésia is of French, Spanish and Taino descent (indigenous from the Caribbean).

Athésia has performed in the past in Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Haiti, USA, Sri Lanka and China. In March 2017, Athésia was invited by the Consulate of Canada to sing in Vietnam during the celebration of La Francophonie. Music lovers all over the world recognise that this talented singer-songwriter is very charismatic and has a mesmerising presence on stage. Athésia sings in French, English, Creole, Portuguese and in “Athésian,” the polyphonic artistic language she invented. 

Come and enjoy an intimate atmosphere with Athésia and discover Haiti without leaving Sydney.  

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