I Am Kréyol’s Spring 2018 line, The Lotus Collection, is an ensemble of looks that incorporates over exaggerated structural design elements such as bouffant sleeves and bustled tails with full length sheer skirts, The collection philosophy represents the lotus flower and its audacity to grow in unfavorable environments. It illustrates a woman’s tenacity to be strong, resilient and powerful in the midst of adversity.
Hundreds of Haitians made their way to the small village of Souvenance last week for an annual pilgrimage for Vodou practitioners. In the small town located between Gonaïves and Cap-Haïtien, Vodou followers dressed in white, took part in various rituals and expressed their devotion to the spirits.
On March 25 Michael Brun hosted a star-studded lineup at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex for his Bayo Block Party concert. Performers included DJ Gardy Girault Paul Beaubrun, J-Perry, Princess Eud, T-Micky, Sandro Martelly and a surprise appearance by former Haiti president, Michel Martelly.
Bordering the Imaginary, which is a collaboration between BRIC and Haiti Cultural Exchange, will be on display until April 29.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – Kanaval season has come to close after three days of dancing and reveling in Haiti’s capital city. From Feb. 11 to Feb. 13 tens of thousands of people gathered at in Port-au-Prince to watch their favorite bands perform through a sea of people at one of the country’s largest cultural event.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Haiti’s iconic Iron Market in downtown Port-au-Prince, was engulfed in flames Tuesday. The fire spread through the tourist attraction destroying vendors’ merchandise. There has yet to be an official report on damage or fatalities.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – After a week of concerts in the capital with extraordinary headliners the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival wrapped up its 12th edition on Jan. 27 with a celebration on the beach of Decameron Indigo Resort and Spa. Haitian DJ and record producer Michael Brun, known for blending EDM with native Haitian styles such as Konpa and…
On Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Haitian community rallied in the heart of Times Square to denounce comments made by President Donald Trump in a closed-door meeting, where he allegedly referred to the African continent, El Salvador, and Haiti as “shitholes.” The comment caused outrage not only in the Haitian, African and Hispanic…