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Haitian fashion designer, Murielle Leconte, showcases Haiti's textile during intercultural week in Mexico

Posted by ciudadania-express on Thursday, April 12, 2018, In : Culture 


Within the framework of the activities of the intercultural week "I AM THE CARIBBEAN", the textile exhibition of the Haitian fashion designer, Muriele Leconte, was inaugurated, which will be available until Sunday, April 15, in the first courtyard of the Municipal Palace.

Throughout the exhibition, you can admire the exposed clothing such as blouses, dresses and scarves, which have unique designs from this country.

During this cultural exchange, the Director General of Cultures, Carlos Spíndol...

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First black Nobel Prize laureate for literature, Wolé Soyinka, decorated by President Moise with the National Order of Honor and Merit at the grade of Commander.

Posted by hougansydney.com on Thursday, February 22, 2018, In : Culture 
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Haitian President, Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by the First Lady, Martine Moïse, offered this Tuesday, February 20, at the National Palace, a welcome cocktail in honor of Professor Wolé Soyinka, Nobel Prize for Literature and a priceless actor of the radiation of black thought and literature.

The Head of State has, in fact, welcomed the visit to Haiti of the first black and African author to have received the Nobel Prize for literature. "This visit is a significant symbol of the unbreakable ...

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Late night talk show host, comedian Conan O'brien, is taking his show to Haiti after Trump's "shit hole" remark

Posted by NYpost on Monday, January 15, 2018, In : Culture 
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Following statements reportedly made by president Trump about the nation of Haiti, comedian Conan O’Brien is responding by bringing his show to the Caribbean country next week.

Reps for the star confirmed to Fox News that his popular TBS late-night talk show “Conan” will be heading to Haiti next week as part of his “Conan Without Borders” banner. O’Brien frequently takes his show out of its Los Angeles home and on to other parts of the world including New York, San Diego, Cuba, Arm...

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Port-au-Prince officially launched the 12th edition of Its International Jazz Festival

Posted by hougansydney.com on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, In : Culture 

The Haiti Jazz Foundation has officially launched, on Tuesday, January 9, 2017, the 12th edition of the International Jazz Festival of Port-au-Prince, which will be held from January 20 to 27, 2018 in the metropolitan area as well as provincial cities, under the high patronage of the Ministry of Culture with the support of the Ministry of Tourism.

Tourism will be at the center of the annual event which continues to attract international prestige.

According to the organizers, Port-au-Prince has...

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Haiti paid last tribute to singer Manno Charlemagne with National Funeral

Posted by AFP on Saturday, December 23, 2017, In : Culture 
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The singer and former mayor of Port-au-Prince Manno Charlemagne, who died on December 10, received a national funeral in Haiti on Friday, December 22nd. He was buried in the afternoon in Verrettes, a city 60 km from the capital.


Haiti paid a last tribute to one of its great engaged singers  Manno Charlemagne, who died at 69 years of cancer. National funerals were celebrated this Friday in Port-au-Prince for the one who was briefly mayor of the capital but which symbolizes especially the fight ...

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Haitian Government will repatriate the body of singer Manno Charlemagne from Miami, to fulfill his wish of being buried in Haiti

Posted by Lenouvelliste on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, In : Culture 


The Ministry of Culture prepares a bouquet of tributes to Manno (Emmanuel) Charlemagne, engaged artist and former mayor of Port-au-Prince, who died in Miami this weekend. The information was revealed to the newspaper by the director of this ministry, Jean Michel Lapin, contacted by telephone in the early evening of Tuesday. According to him, the ministry and the artist's family had talks and agreed on an agenda. Thus, according to Jean Michel Lapin, there will be, in Miami this Friday, Decemb...

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Samba Kessy, a towering figure in Haitian music died at 54

Posted by hougansydney.com on Sunday, December 11, 2016, In : Culture 
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One of Haiti's most prominent and respected musicians has passed away. The lead singer of the Rasin group, Koudjay, Jean Samuel Lubin, known by his stage name Samba Kessy, died on December 9th at the age of 54, at Saint Nicholas Public Hospital in the town of Saint Marc, following, according to reports, a discomfort after a performance.

Samba Kessy was a towering figure in Haitian music and one of the pioneers of the Rasin movement. Haiti's most political musical genre; traditional songs and V...

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