For the seventh consecutive year, the Festival of Haute-Taille and Quadrilles of the world returns. Explore the Martinican heritage by going to this event and consider renting a car to make your stay more enjoyable.
The city of François, in the east of Martinique, will soon host the seventh edition of the Festival of Haute-Taille and Quadrilles of the world. This traditional dance festival will be held from the 19th to the 23rd of June in several places in the city: at the entrance of the village and at Place des Fêtes in particular. The festival will consists of dance workshops, seminars, discussions, performances, a parade and a dance open to all.
The haute-taille is one of Martinique’s traditional dances. Born in the West Indies in the late eighteenth century, haute-taille is a derivate of the two strokes Parisian waltz. It takes the basics of the waltz but also includes variations from the interbreeding of the island. The haute-taille is characterized by its syncopated rhythm and its music, mixing drum and cha-cha.
A little advice from RentaCar Martinique : rent an economical car to drive across Martinique and to discover its culture, by going (for example) at the Festival of Haute-Taille and Quadrilles of the world.
Festival of Haute-Taille and Quadrilles of the world 2015 will be held from June, the 19th to the 23rd, in François city. Consider renting a car to get there.