Bam Bam

STORY BEHIND

 

“Ban, ban pasa un ròndu” (1954), a book of Ornelio (Kees) Martina (Curaçao 14 november 1930). From 1976-1982 Lieutenant-Governor of the island territory of Curaçao. He was Papiamento writer and awarded with a cultural prize for literature by the Cultural Centre Curaçao for his book with the same title of the song included in the songbook Nos Ta Canta This song has been modified by Trio Universo, consisted of Rafael Gravenhorst, Choni Joubert and Chicha Galmeyer, to a pleasant holadijee holadio Curaçao polka with the title Bam Bam. Now on the cd Kunuku which has been made possible by The Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. Available through the various download portals.

 

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