Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 11, 2013 at 4:30pm —
Fort Jacques & the Potential Workforce for the Tourism Industry
My cousin took me here and I was shocked by the beauty of this beautiful historical ruins. I was also captivated by a Tour Guide named Jean Pierre (he preferred to be called John Peter), who greeted us as we exited our car. He had an accent that was a mixture of English,… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on June 24, 2012 at 4:58pm —
A Saturday in Haiti: Poolside, Christmas Show & Quaint Dinner with Good Friends
On a beautiful Saturday in December we headed to Karibe in an attempt to get massages at the Spa. Upon descending the ballroom like stairs and looking at the inviting pool all thoughts of massages went out the window. The place is absolutely beautiful, after… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on June 19, 2012 at 12:43pm —
A Sanctuary in the Middle of Chaos
A local relative took me here, not too far from the Toussaint L’ouverture Airport this hidden gem is in the middle of a bustling City center. Don’t let the neighborhood scare you, once you pull up the gravel driveway you will feel like you are… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on June 19, 2012 at 11:00am —
It's spring, and signs of Haiti's economic recovery are popping up in surprising ways: handcrafted quilts from Port-au-Prince, papier-mâché vases from Jacmel, and jewelry from Croix des Bouquets -- all on store shelves throughout the United States, said a statement from the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.
More than 350 Haitian families are now able to provide food and… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on May 6, 2011 at 2:22pm —
Since September 2010, more than 5,000 works collected are under treatment at the rescue center, thanks to a dynamic team and trained for this purpose, eight full-time professionals, under the direction of the Marie-Lucie Vendryes, museologist. The two containers are completely released last December and works are sorted, cleaned, documented and stored. The damaged paintings… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 25, 2011 at 12:22pm —
"If we want that the Haitian art remains at the level that existed until now, thanks to the Centre d'Art, the institution must live again..." declared Axelle Liautaud, a member of the board of the Centre d'Art, this week, on the sidelines of the presentation of the project of rescue of the Centre, launched in September 2010.
The rescue project, under the… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 19, 2011 at 9:57am —
John Keyes, President of the Board, and Philippe Sauvageau, CEO, have unveiled on March 22 most of the programming of the next International Book Fair of Quebec, to be held to the Québec City Convention Centre from April 13 to 17, 2011. About 950 authors and 764 publishers will participate in the annual event which offers opportunities for discoveries and various forms of… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 12, 2011 at 9:41am —
The Harold Courlander-American Corner will offer to the public of the cultural centre of the Foundation knowledge and freedom (FOKAL) two slam nights, April 13 and 20, 2011 at 6pm, in the privacy of the Fokal cafeteria on the occasion of the month of poetry. On the program of these two nights, the microphone will be open to young slammers like Adler Jacques, Junior Pierre,… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on April 12, 2011 at 9:25am —
Port-au-Prince is celebrating its first carnival since the earthquake of January 2010 which had forced the cancellation of this cultural event. Because of the rubble, and camps, the traditional route has been changed. Organisers have erected a plywood wall separating the area reserved for Carnival and IDP camps...
The kickoff of the Carnival was launched at 2pm.… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on March 10, 2011 at 9:38am —
The Foundation "Connaissance et Liberté-FOKAL" supports the production of a documentary film of the director Richard Sénécal on the situation and the living conditions of Haitian students in the Dominican Republic. This documentary film, temporarily titled "Malpasse", will be filmed over a period of nine months on both sides of the border and in cities like Port-au-Prince,… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on March 7, 2011 at 4:57pm —
The 5th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Port-au-Prince will open Saturday, February 19, 2011 at the Parc Historique de la Canne à Sucre, in Tabarre, with a concert by the Brazilian singer Beatriz Malnic, followed by Aaron Goldberg, an excellent American pianist to close with a performance of Mino Cinelu, preceded by Carsten Daerr Trio and Pauline Jean on… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on February 15, 2011 at 11:59am —
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At the national level, the costs for the organization of the the various Carnivals [from March 6 to 8] is estimated to 90 million gourds (+/- $2.2MM ). The Government is expected to contribute 45% of this amount (40 million gourds) the remainder must be financed by sponsors.
The distribution of this budget between the various cities (Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, Cap… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on February 7, 2011 at 10:30am —
A Taste of Paradise in Haiti (Yes, Haiti)
By Adam Jones
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Added by Haitian All-Starz on February 2, 2011 at 11:03am —
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Discover the other Haiti, a Haitian Eden- February 16, 2007
These tourists will most likely not experience the poverty of Haiti; They will only see a stunning stretch of white sand between turquoise water and lush rolling hills.
Ema Riley,… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on November 24, 2010 at 12:40pm —
K’naan has gotten together some of Canada’s finest in music to produce a new mix of his mega hit “Wavin Flag” in order to raise funds and awareness for Haiti. It’s not bias when I say this is far superior to the “We Are The World” remake for Haiti. Listen to them both and honestly tell me which one is better. “Wavin Flag” sounds appropriate, inspiring, and not as corny as “We Are The World” (though granted, it’s still kind of corny). Yes, the song does run into the same… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on November 19, 2010 at 12:30pm —
We love to see island folk doing big things so we were very happy to read about Haitian-American designer Hassan Pierre… in the May 2010 issue of US Vogue, no less!
While folks may not always associate Haiti with haute couture, Pierre, who is a 22 year old grad of Parson’s School of Design, has fashion in his blood, as he… Continue
Added by Haitian All-Starz on November 19, 2010 at 10:13am —
Jimmy Jean-Louis was born in Petion-Ville, Haiti.
Jimmy moved to Paris where he left shcool with a degree in Business. With no where to sleep, his love of performing kept him off the streets and at the "Academie Internatinal de Dance" during the day and in the night clubs of Paris at night.…
Added by Haitian All-Starz on November 9, 2010 at 5:32pm —