Haiti Film Fest Kicks Off in New York May 09-12


Haiti film festThe Haiti Cultural Exchange has an exciting line up of Haitian films in store for its Haiti Film Fest in New York. The festival runs May 09 through 12 and features an emerging filmmakers networking event and the film “Toussaint L’Ouverture.”

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Visitors Sampled Haitian Culture During Passport DC

  Almost 5,000 visitors took a mini-excursion to Haiti Saturday, May 4, 2013, when the Embassy of Haiti opened its doors for Passport DC’s “Around the World Embassy Tour.” Greeted by an authentic Haitian Rara Band, guests sipped Haitian coffee, tasted Haitian rum punch and enjoyed chicken pastries. A popular photo opportunity was the display…


Ambassador Altidor Speaks at MIT’s International Development Conference

  Joining development experts from around the globe, Ambassador Paul G. Altidor speaks in Boston at Massachusetts Institute of Technology about opportunities and challenges in Haiti’s redevelopment. The conference: “Unconventional Wisdom: Learning in International Development Practice,” the second annual gathering of the International Development Group runs May 2 and 3. The meeting will include breakout…


Franketienne’s One-Man Play & In-depth Francreolophonie Conference Captivated Audiences

From a poetry-infused dramatic interpretation to a scholarly discussion on language, Haitian literary great Franketienne delighted audiences at the 2013 D.C. Francophonie Festival. His first stop was at La Maison Francaise, where he moved about the stage depicting the chaos that sometimes occurs in male-dominated societies. The play, “Delirium of the Fallen Predator,” co-sponsored by…


Haitian Cultural Icon Franketienne Appears at Francophonie Festival with Play April 3 and French/Creole Conference April 5

Known for his visual art and literary accomplishments, Haitian writer Franketienne will join the 2013 Francophonie Festival with two stellar events. April 3, he examines male-dominated societies in the play “Les Délires du prédateur déchu” (Delirium of the Fallen Predator). The play, infused with poetry, will be shown at La Maison Francaise (CLICK HERE TO…


Building Business Bonds from Haiti to Baltimore

  Although it may have looked like a tasting tour, filled with ice cream and treats, Ambassador Paul G. Altidor’s trip to Baltimore Thursday, March 21, was an international business diplomacy mission. By taking a 45 minute drive to Baltimore, Altidor highlighted, encouraged and strengthened bonds between entrepreneurs and farmers in Haiti and entrepreneurs in…


Haitian Embassy Cultural Chief Heads Francophonie Fest

  Through April 13, the nation’s capital will serve as host for a full calendar of films, concerts, discussions, plays, children’s workshops, culinary tastings and activities during the 2013 Francophonie Cultural Festival. This year’s festival, a celebration and exploration of French-infused culture, is led by Stephane Rosenberg, cultural section chief for the Embassy of Haiti.…