Representing the tradition and Malagasy custom of the people of the west coast and the south of the island of Madagascar, the Masonjoany is the heritage that the Indians have left to the Malagasy.
History and Culture à Nosy Be
The inhabitants of Nosy Be are from the sakalava people (Madagascar is populated by 18 ethnic groups), so they have their own history & culture, music, dance and makeup specific to their island Nosy Be.
In the culture of the Sakalava and Antakarana people, taboos and taboos (fady) play an important role in daily life. The cult of the ancestors, the belief of the power of the deceased ancestors, is omnipresent.