Music and Dance
Music and Dance in Martinique are a big part of life. Much of the music is from the time of the first africans that were slaves. The songs usually rhyme and the dance steps are still the same to this day
Languages of Martinique
In Martinique there are two main languages spoken and these are French and Creole. Some common responses in creole would be:
Je ne peux pas/ Mwen pe pa
Carnival is a well known tradition in french speaking countries. It's celebrated with dancing, parades, music, feasting and colorful costumes. It takes place the week before lent and ends Ash wednesday.