The Consulates of Haiti including that of Miami, Chicago, Boston, Montreal, Ecuador, Aruba; the Embassies of Haiti, including that of Dominican Republic, France, Wasington DC, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain and many diaspora organizations around the world are preparing to celebrate the 18 May, with pomp, the 211th anniversary of Haitian bicolor.
Consulate General of Haiti in Chicago
Lesly Condé, the Consul General of Haiti in Chicago remind all fellow of Midwest that May 18, 2014 brings the 211th anniversary of the creation of the Haitian flag.
Saturday, May 17, the Consular Mission joins the Haitian Congress to Fortify Haiti and other Haitian community organizations in Chicago to invite the compatriots and friends of Haiti to cultural and recreational patriotic meeting, which will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 pm, in the premises of Kizin Creole, located at 2311 W. Howard Street, Chicago. Program: several speakers, songs, poems, historical flag, folklore show, musical entertainment. Snacks and refreshments will be served.
Sunday, May 18, the Haitian Catholic Mission of the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Consulate General invite the brothers and sisters of the Community to a Te Deum Mass Solemn to be celebrated at 5:30 pm at the Church of Our Lady of Peace , located at 7801 South Jeffery, Chicago. After the religious ceremony a reception will be held in the basement of the Church. This invitation extends to people of all religious denominations.
In addition, the Consular Mission will present a special program Sunday, May 18 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm on the airwaves of “Radio Haiti International Chicago” (1590AM or on Internet 1590wcgo.com/) prepared and led by Jacques Frantz.
Dominican Republic :
Several activities are planned for the Haitian community in the Dominican Republic on the occasion of the commemoration of Flag Day.
Saturday 17, the “Toussaint Louverture” movie played by Haitian-American actor Jimmy Jean Louis, will be screened (in French, subtitles in Spanish) at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm and presented by Edwin Parison, former Minister of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE). Theater hall of the Faculty of Arts / UASD. Places are limited. For reservation 809 508 3169/829 451 5753
Sunday, May 18 Haitians of Santo Domingo prepare to welcome guests artists from Haiti Joël Lorquet and Marjorie Cajuste, a folk singer from the town of Saint-Marc. This concert is scheduled for Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at “Paraninfo de la Facultad de Ciencia Económicas y Sociales de la Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo” Furthermore Joël Lorquet and Marjorie Cajuste, the public will have the opportunity to discover Louis Arthur Gousse, Le psalmiste Samuel, J. Singers, Glorieux Guetching, Junior Etienne and Maxène Petit Homme.
Consulate General of Haiti in Miami
The Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Miami invites the community of South Florida to commemorate the 211th anniversary of Haitian bicolor, symbol of the culture and pride of every Haitian, Sunday, May 18, 2014. On this occasion a Mass will be sung at 9:30 am in the Catholic church of Our Lady of Haiti located at 110 NE 62nd Street, Miami, FL 33138.
“Haitian Weeks” in Luxembourg
he great Cultural Encounter Centre Neumünster Abbey in Luxembourg organizes from Saturday May 3 to Sunday, May 18, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti near the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg a cultural fortnight dedicated to some of the talented Haitian artists.
Saturday, May 17 will be dedicated to the discovery of the culture and Haitian history, day of activities that will showcase our crafts, our cuisine and Creole cuisine.
Sunday, May 18, the diva Emeline Michel, will be in concert at the Robert Krieps where she will perform several tracks from his rich repertoire. Part of the proceeds from this concert will be donated to an organization that is helping an orphanage in Port-au-Prince.