2018 Haitian Flag Day Solidarity Celebration
Time & Location
About the Event
May 18th marks 214 years of Haitian Independence! You're invited to a free, indoor event for all Haitians, Haitian families and friends of Haiti, featuring:
****Charismatic Haitian-American attorney and noted philanthropist François Ecclesiastes and Minneapolis NAACP vice president Jeff Aguy as co-MCs!****
- Our guest speaker will be world-renown Haitian multi-disciplinary academic, poet, and artist Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell:
- Highly acclaimed scholar, author, media commentator, and community elder Mahmoud El-Kati.
- A dazzling artistic performance by Afoutayi, one of the best contemporary Haitian dance troupes, led by the celebrated Haitian dancer, Djenane Saint-Juste;
- A performance by Twin Cities violinist Sarah Wolbert;
- All-Haitian girls Tae Kwondo performance.
- Noted Somali-American spoken word artist MonaLisa Salah.
- A drawing for over $5000 worth of high-end electronic toys to help get children of Haitian descent excited about science and technology; and of course
- Time to meet, connect, gather, dance, laugh, look forward and celebrate!
We look forward to this great get together of the Haitian community in Minnesota with its multi-national friends and allies.
For traditional Haitian clothing, go here.