Published On: Mon, Jan 23rd, 2017

69 Tumbas for upcoming Tumba Festival

WILLEMSTAD – There were a total of 69 entries for the Tumba Festival last weekend. This is substantially more than previous years. 69 tumbero's will compete for the title Tumba King. The man with the most compositions is the popular local composer Ike Jesurun.

He composed eight tumba's. The 69 songs are accompanied by 25 bands. The Tumba Festival begins Monday, January 30 and lasts five days. On Friday, the final 30 finalists will battle for the winning title.

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Picture (Extra). Ike Jeshurun in company with five performers of his compositions: Sonny Martie, Lizzie Lispier, Loutiza Raven, Cocu Bregita and Patrick Raven.

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