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8TH ANNUAL HAITIAN DANCE, MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 8TH TO OCTOBER 14TH, 2017

Twin Cities, Minnesota

FULL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

 

Sunday October 8th, 2017 - Festival Day 1:

Address: Kenwood Community Center (2101 W Franklin Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55405)

  • 11:30am - 1:00pm Friendly Soccer Game/ Haiti against the rest of the World!

FREE, register here

  • 1:30pm - 5:30pm Community Gathering (Dance/ Music/ Food/Vendors/ Etc.). 

 

Featuring performances by Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli, VOICE of Culture, Rueda de la Calle, and Afoutayi Youth Team; language, dance, and music classes: Creole, Zumba, bucket drumming, AfroDance; art by the students of Linwood Monroe Arts Plus; and food by Daphnee Pierre & EPIS.  

 

$5.00, tickets here

 

Monday October 9th, 2017 - Festival Day 2:

Address: Indigenous Roots Cultural Center (788 E 7th St, St Paul, MN 55106)

  • 5:30pm - 6:45pm (Blessing Ceremony/Lecture) by Florencia Pierre  Haitian Vodou priestess. (FREE)

  • 6:45pm - 7:45pm (Dance class 1) Haitian Dance by Djenane Saint Juste & Jimmy Diligent. Tickets here

  • 7:45pm - 8:45pm (Dance class 2) Congolese Dance by Vivien Bassouamina. Tickets here

  • 8:45pm - 9:45pm (Dance class 3) Mexican Nahua Dance by Mary Anne and Sergio Quiroz​. Tickets here

 

Single Class: $15, Monday Class Pass: $42, Week Class Pass: $180

 

Tuesday October 10th, 2017 – Festival Day 3:

Address: Indigenous Roots Cultural Center (788 E 7th St, St Paul, MN 55106)

  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm (Dance class 4) Guinean Dance by Alhassane Bangoura (Sana Vincen). Tickets here

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Dance class 5) Afro Contemporary Dance by Patricia Brown. Tickets here

  • 7:45pm - 8:45pm (Dance class 6) Haitian Dance by Florencia Pierre & Jimmy Diligent. Tickets here

  • 8:45pm - 9:45pm (Dance class 7) Congolese Dance by Vivien Bassouamina. Tickets here

Single Class: $15, Tuesday Class Pass: $56, Week Class Pass: $180

 

Wednesday October 11th, 2017 – Festival Day 4:

Address: Indigenous Roots Cultural Center (788 E 7th St, St Paul, MN 55106)

  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm (Dance class 8) Congolese Dance by Vivien Bassouamina. Tickets here

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Dance class 9) "Bomba Karaya Guey" Afro Puerto Rican Dance by Aiyana  Sol Machado. Tickets here

  • 7:45pm - 8:45pm (Dance class 10) Afro Cuban by Yeniel Chini Perez Domenech. Tickets here

  • 8:45pm - 9:45pm (Dance class 11) Haitian Dance by Djenane Saint Juste & Jimmy Diligent. Tickets here

Single Class: $15, Wednesday Class Pass: $56, Week Class Pass: $180 

 

Thursday October 12th, 2017 – Festival Day 5:

Address: Indigenous Roots Cultural Center (788 E 7th St, St Paul, MN 55106)

  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm (Dance class 12) Haitian Compas – Zouk Dance by Gerard Beaubrun. Tickets here

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Dance class 13) Afro Contemporary Dance by Korma Aguh. Tickets here

  • 7:45pm - 8:45pm (Dance class 14) Cuban Salsa, Casino, Son by Yeniel Chini Perez Domenech. Tickets here

  • 8:45pm - 9:45pm (Dance Party/Dance class 15) by Gerard, Korma, Chini, Djenane and Jimmy. Tickets here

Single Class: $15, Thursday Class Pass: $56, Week Class Pass: $180

 

 

Friday October 13th, 2017 - Festival Day 6:

Address: North Garden Theater (929 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102)​​​

  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Music Performance​Tickets here

 

Saturday October 14th, 2017 – Festival Day 7:

Address: North Garden Theater (929 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102)​​​

  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Dance Performance. Tickets here

Performance Ticket Pricing: 

Presale tickets = $20 (general)/

$18 (Senior/Students/Kids up to 12 years old)


At the door = $25 (general)/

$22 (Senior/Students/Kids up to 12 years old)

For both days = $38 (general)/

$34 (Senior/Students/Kids up to 12 years old)

PACKAGES: VIP TICKETS FOR THE WEEK OF THE FESTIVAL
Package I (without boat ride) = $210
Package II (with boat ride) = $270
Available from 9/5/17 - 9/29/17