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Haitian Flag Day | Recap

05.18.19

On Friday, May 17th, Haiti Cultural Exchange and our Broklyn community celebrated Haitian Flag Day at Brooklyn Commons in Flatbush. The event was hosted in collaboration with Little Haiti BK and Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte.

 

60786290_10156993634686830_4562708625155424256_oThe event featured dance performance and musical performance by Prince Guetjens & Tayno. Delicious Haitian food was provided by Kombit Restaurant. A select group of Haitian vendors joined us; Vendors included: Cantave de Saint Marc brought delicious Haiti-grown coffee, Les Chocolateries Askanya brought the rich chololat delights, and Kapha Group brought us vibrant Haiti-made clothing and homewares.

 

Living true to our Haitian roots, Prince offered a special tribute to our Haitian motherland and to motherhood: “Today’s not just celebrating the flag. Today we stand with mothers and children, and the fight for healthcare. It is their right to choose what happens with their bodies.”

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May 17 | Haitian Flag Day Celebration

05.01.19

Flag Day Flyer 2019

Join Haiti Cultural Exchange in celebration of Haitian Flag Day hosted by Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte, featuring dance and musical performance by Prince Guetjens & Friends. Catered by Kombit Restaurant.

Friday, May 17, 6:30PM | Doors open at 5:30PM
Brooklyn Commons | 495 Flatbush Avenue | Brooklyn, New York | MAP  

$10 Suggested Donation

Learn more about upcoming events viaFacebook! 

 

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Bohio Music Album Release Party | Recap

04.27.19

BohioMusic-010On Friday, April 26 at ShapeShifter Lab, Haiti Cultural Exchange hosted Riva Nyri Précil and Monvelyno of Bohio Music who brought us their latest album ‘Ayiti Nan Kay La’ (Haiti in the House) for a special album premiere performance. The performance was an experience, meshing photography, video projections, music and dancing. Guests artists, dancers Peniel Guerrier, Agathina Nozy, and percussionist Markus Schwartz, joined Bohio Music for the celebration.

Video of Bohio Music performing “Fanm O” Live

BohioMusic-095Consisting of 17 original songs in Haitian Creole and English, each song on ‘Ayiti Nan Kay La’ is a combination of Haitian rhythms, traditional Haitian and African instruments, topped with electronic influences and conscious lyricism.

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Listen to ‘Ayiti Nan Kay La’ here + buy the album here [Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby]

 

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Save the Date | PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince Closing Night

10.24.18

Screen Shot 2018-10-24 at 9.57.28 PMClosing night of PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince will celebrate the final viewing of this dynamic exhibition with a DJ set by Haiti-based rara tech DJ Gardy Girault, performances by Sheila Anozier, Tiga Jean-Baptiste
and other special guests.

Stay tuned for more details!
 
PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince brings together the work of over 25 artists working in the Haitian capital. Co-curated by Haitian-American artist and curator Edouard Duval-Carrié and British artist and curator Leah Gordon.

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