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Encyclopedia > Music of the Cayman Islands
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The Cayman Islands are a Caribbean island chain, currently a territory of the United Kingdom. Musically there are an array of pop singers that cater to tourists, while the natives enjoy a selection of international pop music and their own folk styles. The Cayman National Cultural Foundation, established in 1984, helps to preserve and promote Cayman folk music, including by organizing festivals like Cayman Islands International Storytelling Festival and Cayfest. The fiddle is a popular folk instrument.


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Music of the Cayman Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (310 words)
The Cayman Islands are a Caribbean island chain, currently a territory of the United Kingdom.
Musically there are an array of pop singers that cater to tourists, while the natives enjoy a selection of international pop music and their own folk styles.
Christmas music is an important part of the Cayman folk tradition, and it consists of serenading, or group singing of carols on Christmas Eve.
Wikipedia:WikiProject World music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (779 words)
music played exclusively for live audiences by often amateur musicians, using compositions and techniques mostly passed down orally); other forms of music should be called "pop-folk", "traditionally styled" or some other term, unless the context makes it quite clear exactly what is being referred to.
In some cases, variants might be used -- Music of the United States uses a musicbox which is different than those used for Music of Hawaii, Music of Puerto Rico, Music of Louisiana and Music of Texas, each of which have their own varieties.
Music of the United Kingdom and Music of Canada both have three different boxes; one of the UK boxes (such as at Music of the Cayman Islands) is a variant of the Caribbean musicbox, which has different varieties at Music of Jamaica and Music of Martinique and Guadeloupe, among others.
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