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Haitian Artists Celebrated at Michigan Art Festival

This weekend, Haitian artists will be the center of attention at the biennial Haitian Art and Crafts Festival at the Sundquist Pavilion & Riley Park in downtown Farmington, MI. The works of 15 Haitian artists and artisans will be on display and for sale during the BÈL BAGAY LAKAY Festival, which means “Beautiful Things from Home.” 

Guests will also enjoy a live performance from Jonathan “J. Perry” Perry.

“This is an excellent opportunity to experience the uniqueness of the Haitian culture and savor authentic Haitian food,” said Margareth Corkery, a member of Haitian Network Group of Detroit (HNGD) — the organization hosting the festival. “There will be a host of activities for the entire family.” 

Admission to the festival is free and runs from July 27, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and July 28, from 10:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.Visit HNGD’s website for more information.

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
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Jul. 26, 2019

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