A Remembrance of Andre Elombe Badila…

July 19th, 2012, 3:00 pm by Greg
(photo courtesy of Milandou Badila)

(photo courtesy of Milandou Badila)

Story by Tim Livingston

Andre Elombe Badila. Remember the name.

Badila, a Hudson resident who passed away last week, was laid to rest on Monday. A visual artist and performer. A co-founder of the First National Ballet of the Congo. A co-founder (with his wife Pamela) of the Diata Diata International Folkloric Theatre. The man was all of this and much more. Most importantly he was a husband, father, inspiration, role-model and community leader.

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