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Broadcasted 23 May 2003 on Fréquence Paris Plurielle (F.P.P.) FM 106.3
Zooma Capricorne 2003/05/23
(90 min french/malagasy)
Speaker: Claudia Solofolandy, Fano engineering.
November 6th 1995, the "Rova", the castle of the last queens of Madagascar in Antananarivo was destroyed by a criminal fire. Till now, the perpetrators of this disaster are not yet arrested but the rebuilding of the main elements is quite finished.
Henri Ratsimiebo and Roger Rakotoarisoa are the architects that drive this restoration. They explain their work, looking for the "authentic" plans of the castle, trying to respect all the traditional ways of building...
1/ Ela loatra (Erick Manana and Anna Tanvir)
2/ Somambisamby (Ny Antsaly)
3/ Dzao Mazava (Tsinjaka)
4/ Trano gasy (Mahaleo)
5/ Hiaviambahiny (Miary Lepiera)
6/ Raha tsy ao aminao ny fanahy (Senge)
7/ Voasary (Fab)
8/ Teholy (Jean Emilien)