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Onward bound to CARIFESTA

Onward bound to CARIFESTA

Counting down 23 days to CARIFESTA The countdown is on the Haitian national television screen. We are holding our breath. Haiti will receive in 23 days in the biggest cultural event of the Caribbean. Port au Prince, Jacmel, les Cayes, Gonaives, Cap Haitien will welcome more ...

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July 30th, 2015

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Carifesta XII ready and waiting

Carifesta XII ready and waiting

Four Haitian cities in the spotlight Boukman Eksperyans, one of Haiti’s best known music bands, had guests on their feet as Carifesta XII was launched in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince last Tuesday. The band’s rousing performance capped a week of location tours and ...

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July 20th, 2015

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Guyana to participate in Carifesta XII

Guyana to participate in Carifesta XII

(Georgetown – June 12, 2015) Guyana has been invited and will be sending a contingent to participate in Carifesta XII scheduled for Haiti scheduled during the period August 21 – 30, 2015. Carifesta XII (Caribbean Festival of Arts) which will be held under the theme “Our ...

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July 16th, 2015

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CARIFESTA XII: Haiti gives assurance of readiness

CARIFESTA XII: Haiti gives assurance of readiness

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Haiti is ready to host CARIFESTA (Caribbean Festival of Arts) and welcomes the interest shown by the other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member countries. This was stated by Haiti’s ambassador to CARICOM, Peterson Noel, in a press conference on CARIFESTA

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July 16th, 2015

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Carifesta XII: Caribbean Festival of Arts

Carifesta XII: Caribbean Festival of Arts

Carifesta XII will be held this year in Haiti (Port-Au-Prince, Jacmel, Cap-Haitien, Gonaives & Les Cayes) between August 21st to the 30th, 2015. Carifesta is the Caribbean festival of arts which features performances from all across the globe. Participating countries ...

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July 16th, 2015

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Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, the Caribbean Festival of Arts – August 21-30, 2015

Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, the Caribbean Festival of Arts – August 21-30, 2015

Port-au-Prince, Haiti – CARIFESTA, which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972. As a result, it has become a major multicultural and international event that increasingly ...

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July 10th, 2015

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Montserrat Represented at Regional Cultural Committee Meeting

Montserrat Represented at Regional Cultural Committee Meeting

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Director of the Montserrat Arts Council, Chadd Cumberbatch is currently in Haiti for the 23rd Meeting of the Regional Cultural Committee (RCC). The meeting scheduled from July 8 to 10, 2015 opened with official launch of the Caribbean Festival of Arts ...

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July 9th, 2015

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Haiti gears up to host Carifesta XII

Haiti gears up to host Carifesta XII

The Caribbean Festival of Arts and Culture runs from August 21 – 30 When most people think of Haiti, images of the devastating earthquake in 2010 immediately come to mind. Guy Francois Jr, Consulate General to Haiti in Miami says the country has since been making tremendous ...

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July 7th, 2015

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Regional Launch of CARIFESTA XII

Regional Launch of CARIFESTA XII

THE Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA XII) will be hosted 21-30 August 2015 in Haiti under the theme “our roots, our culture, our common future”.  CARIFESTA is a multi-disciplinary, mega event that showcases the cultural expressions of artists in 30 countries in the ...

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July 5th, 2015

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Word of mouth (July/August 2015)

Word of mouth (July/August 2015)

Haiti hosts the Caribbean’s biggest arts festival, and a London exhibition celebrates the legacy of John La Rose On Haitian earth Philip Sander explains the historic significance of Carifesta’s visit to Haiti There’s a sad disproportion between Haiti’s vast presence in the ...

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July 4th, 2015

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