From the Ship

Video: Percy Yip Tong

Jan 17, 2019

Percy Yip tong is a well-known artistic director, producer and cultural activist of the Indian Ocean. After having studied and worked with cultural organisations in Europe, Percy Yip Tong returned to Mauritius where he launched the Koool Kreol record label (1987) and the SAMEMSA Indian Ocean Music festival (2004) to promote artists from the south-west Indian Ocean islands. 

Watch this video to learn from his time onboard the 100th Global Voyage! 

100th Global Voyage: Percy Yip Tong from Peace Boat on Vimeo.