Fèt RASIN |Recap

10.18.19

Live in NYC from Haiti for the first time Haiti X New York resident artist Youry Vixamar brought his traditional Haitian drumming to blend with DJ Sabine Blaizin’s unique Afrobeat/Haitian Roots/House sounds at ShapeShifter Lab on October 17th, 2019. Guests enjoyed authentic Haitian fritay provided by Ida J & Co and danced the night away […]

Chile Pepper Festival | Recap

09.29.19

In collaboration with Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Haiti Cultural Exchange presented several bands and vendors at their annual Chile Pepper Festival. This year’s theme was ‘N’awlins Flavored’ and given the close connection Haiti has to New Orleans it was only right that we add our own special spices to the mix! Performances by Buyu Ambroise & The Blues In […]

Annual Garden Day at BQLT | Recap

09.15.19

On Saturday, September 14th HCX joined the Brooklyn Queens Land Trust in celebration of their Annual Garden Day. Catching up with the BQLT gardeners and their neighbors at 1100 Block Bergen Association Garden at the end of a long bike tour of Brooklyn community gardens, HCX brought vocalist Sheila Anozier accompanied by Okai Musik to […]

2019 Lakou NOU | BUSINESS SAVVY ARTISTS by Marie Saint-Cyr

08.15.19

Marie E. Saint-Cyr (Flatbush) is a visual artist whose work explores how we interact within imagined space by juxtaposing interior and exterior spaces. As a young Haitian-American artist, the colors in Saint-Cyr’s paintings evoke the charm and vibrancy of Caribbean pastorals alongside the urgency and layered energy of urban landscapes. Marie migrated to the United […]