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Join Haiti Cultural Exchange on Thursday, January 18th for Haiti X New York: Tanbou Vivan! (The Drum is Alive!)

The evening will have a drum performance featuring Junior Racine Mapou, along with Markus Schwartz & invited guests. Hear recollections from Junior on his 25-year career as drummer/drum-maker with Azor and Racine Mapou d’Haiti.

Get a glimpse into the world of drum-making from one of Haiti’s most renowned drum-makers; Jérôme Siméon, aka “Junior Racine Mapou”.

See rare, curated drum content from Markus Schwartz’ personal archives, representing his more than 30 years of research & participation in Haitian drumming traditions, including photos, audio, and video recordings.


7 – 10 pm
FiveMyles Gallery, 558 St. John’s Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11213


RSVPs not required, but highly recommended. Entry is first come, first served, so please make sure to come early if you’d like to grab a spot!


About Haiti X New York
Haiti X New York — Tradisyonak Kilti Tanbou Lakay (Haitian Drum Traditions and Culture) — is an immersive program series by Haiti Cultural Exchange about all things “Tanbou Vodou” in Haiti — happening every Thursday throughout January 2024.     

Much gratitude to the National Endowment for the Arts for their support of Haiti X New York


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