Fri, May 18 | Powderhorn Park

2018 Haitian Flag Day Solidarity Celebration

Afoutayi Dance Music & Arts Company to perform at Haitian Flag Day 2018, along with other local performers and speakers
Registration is Closed
2018 Haitian Flag Day Solidarity Celebration

Time & Location

May 18, 2018, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Powderhorn Park, 3400 15th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA

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!****

  • 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.

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