Selebrasyon! is New York City’s only festival dedicated to the promotion of the highest caliber film, dance, music, literature, and visual art of Haiti and its Diaspora. Haiti Cultural Exchange’s 3rd Biennial celebration will bring artists and diverse communities together to experience Haitian culture, its creative foundations, and its powerful legacy.
In this spotlight series brought to you by the Haiti Tech Summit (HTS), founder Christine Souffrant Ntim discusses how the Diaspora and local Haitians can work together to bring a better and brighter Haiti through technology and more. Video Courtesy Haiti Tech Summit.
Video shot, edited and produced by Ken Aragaki
On May 17, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted his annual Haitian Flag Day breakfast, where members of the Haitian community have the opportunity to come together and talk about the challenges facing the community. The Haitian Times caught up with the comptroller to discuss the Haitian community, TPS, immigration and a new initiative that looks to cut through some of the barriers immigrants face during the citizenship process.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – Haitian Times was in attendance for the 12th edition of the PAP Jazz International Festival. 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. Here’s a snippet of…
On Tuesday, immigrant rights leader Jean Montrevil was deported to Haiti after residing in the United States for over three decades. He came to the U.S. from Haiti with a green card in 1986 at the age of 17. During the height of the crack epidemic, he was convicted of possession of cocaine and sentenced…
Fabiola Jean, host of Gab w/ Fab, talks with Conference Chair Monalisa Ferarri and attendee Nadege Fleurimond about the conference and hopes for the years to come.
On Oct. 8, ten Haitian Americans were honored at an award ceremony in Passaic, NJ for their achievements in their respective fields. The first annual Creole Image Honors presented awards to: Wil Sylvince, a comedian and actor; Bergeson Leneus, president of the East Orange Board of Education; Stephan B. Durand, world-renowned chef; Hon. Sybil M….
On Sept. 2, Kreyol La won the first ever Haitian Labor Day Fest competition. Venus International Productions, Harmon Linder & Rogowsky, and Madame Gougouse hosted the annual musical showcase on Sept. 2 Eisenhower Park on Long Island. This was the first year the annual festival featured a contest between the bands and performers, where the winner took home $10,000.