Garihanna Jean-Louis, comedian and former actress at the Atelier Théâtre Eclosion in Haiti, is the first Haitian comedian nominated by the Gala Dynastie. Per Loop Haiti, the Gala Dynasty, ceremony which will be organized at the end of Black History Month in Quebec is set to be held Mar. 1. When asked about her nomination she said “this nomination simply means that my work did not go unnoticed.”
Jean-Louis, is not the only Haitian nominated, Joël Des Rosiers, was nominated in the Author of the Year category (for all of his poetic work).