Join Haiti Cultural Exchange on Thursday, January 4th for Mizik Ayiti! First Thursdays for Haiti X New York featuring Junior Racine Mapou & Markus Schwartz.
The evening will start with an artist talk with Jérôme Siméon aka “Junior Racine Mapou”, recollections from his 25-year career as drummer/drum-maker with Azor (Lenord Fortuné) and Racine Mapou d’Haiti, followed by a live drumming demonstration performance featuring Junior Racine Mapou & Markus Schwartz.
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 NYC.