Congolese Exotica in NewYork: Gypsy Rose Host’s Congo Independence Day Brunch

Congo Independence Day Brunch in New York
Congo Independence Day Brunch in New York

New York City, July 2nd, 2023 – The vibrant city of New York is all set to commemorate Congo’s Independence Day in grand style at the exclusive Gypsy Rose Bistro on 26th Street. With festivities commencing at 4:00 PM the event promises an unforgettable evening for all attendees.

The event is being powered  by the esteemed duo of Nkumu Katalay and Etienne DeYans, and guarantees to showcase the rich heritage and cultural spirit of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Marking the nation’s official Independence Day, which falls on June 30th, the occasion will be celebrated with a contemporary twist, promising guests a fusion of modern and traditional elements.

The heart of any cultural celebration lies in its cuisine, and the organizers have ensured that guests will be treated to an array of exquisite Congolese dishes. Curated specifically for the event, the menu will feature culinary delights such as Ntaba, grilled goat meat; Pondu, cassava leaves; Makemba, plantain; Kwanga, baton de manioc; Makayabu, Madessu, Mikate, and the showstopper – Safu ice cream.

This luscious frozen treat, made from the flavorsome Safu fruit, is a tribute to the nation’s abundant natural wonders and will undoubtedly leave guests craving for more.

What’s a celebration without music and dance?

To set the mood and keep the energy soaring, the organizers have invited two legendary DJs – DJ Birane and DJ Etienne. DJ Birane, known for his electrifying tunes and mastery in blending Congolese rhythms with contemporary beats is guaranteed to ignite the dance floor and get everyone moving. Joining him is the renowned DJ Etienne, who will take the celebration to new heights with some classic favorites. From N’dombolo to Rumba, Soukous to Mutuashi, and AfroCongo to more, the dance floor will be alive with beats that pay homage to Congo’s vibrant music culture.

Gypsy Rose Bistro, nestled between 6th and 7th Avenue on 26th Street, is the perfect venue for this sensational celebration. Known for its intimate setting and cozy ambiance, the bistro promises an atmosphere where guests can revel in the freedom, culture, and spirit of the remarkable nation of Congo. The Holiday Inn’s iconic location will only add to the allure of the event.

As this event promises to be a resounding success, the organizers kindly request attendees to RSVP promptly to secure their place at this exclusive celebration. With limited availability and high demand expected, confirming attendance at the earliest is advisable to ensure that you and your companions don’t miss out on this extraordinary occasion.

The organizers encourage attendees to embrace the spirit of the celebration by dressing in Festive Afro Chic attire. This dress code will add to the ambiance of the event and honor Congo’s rich culture.

Moreover, special arrangements have been made for those who wish to celebrate their birthdays or organize events at Gypsy Rose Bistro. For inquiries or reservations, please call or text Etienne DeYans at 347-255-8026.

This Independence Day celebration isn’t just limited to Congolese nationals. It’s an open invitation for everyone to come together and revel in the joyous spirit of a nation that cherishes its cultural heritage and freedom. Celebrate Congo’s Independence Day in the coolest way possible at Gypsy Rose Bistro, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

The organizers, Nkumu Katalay and Etienne DeYans have made this extraordinary event possible. Their passion for Congo’s culture and their commitment to promoting it in the Diaspora deserve commendation.

Make sure to mark your calendars for Sunday, July 2nd, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 11 PM. Join us at Gypsy Rose Bistro, located at 125 W 26th Street, for an evening filled with vibrant festivities, mouthwatering Congolese delicacies, and scintillating beats. RSVP today and be a part of this extraordinary celebration of Congo’s Independence Day!

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