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Haiti Live Fest Announces Scholarship Program Mavado will be presenting 40 scholarships to qualifying students in Haiti. Delray Beach, FL: Executive Director of Haiti Live Fest, Inc. alongside Reggae/Dancehall Icon Mavado will be presenting 20 one-year scholarships for the 2016 – 2017 academic year to qualifying students in Haiti. Haiti Live Fest Inc. is comprised of private investors and artist with vast knowledge and contacts within the music/entertainment industry. The coordinators of Haiti Live Fest, Inc. use their experience to host benefit concerts, events & fundraisers for the Caribbean &Read More
Mavado Performs Live in Haiti Reggae/Dancehall Super-Star Mavado Performs LIVE in Haiti for the First Time! Delray Beach, FL: Mansions Records today announced, Mavado (David Brooks) will be performing live for the first time in Port-au-Prince, Haiti at the Centre Sportif Henfrasa, Delmas 33. Mavado, born David Constantine Brooks was raised in Kingston, Jamaica’s Cassava Piece community. His debut single, “Real McKoy” on the Anger Management riddim in 2004, provided him instant success. He further established himself with the follow-up record “Weh Dem a Do”, on the Red Bull &Read More
TOURISTS SET TO EMBARK ON 2015 IMPACT WEEK TRIP TO HAITI WITH EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL DEALS BY MY HAITI TRAVELS NEW YORK, NY – My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences for leisure and business purposes, announced its third annual “Impact Week” signature expedition to Haiti. The all-inclusive tour package provides the perfect blend of civic and social interaction during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend of January 15-19, 2015. As a new feature, travelers will have the opportunity to extend their “ImpactRead More
Brooklyn, NY, April 17, 2014 – On Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12pm, Community2Community (C2C), the Brooklyn-based nonprofit, service organization working with communities in HaĂŻti to achieve self-sufficiency, will kick off its 4th Annual “Hope and A Future” – A Celebration of HaĂŻti at the Christian Cultural Center (CCC) Campus, 12020 Flatlands Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Sponsored by the Christian Cultural Center, New York Daily News, WBLS FM/WLIB AM, and New York Amsterdam News, this year’s celebration will feature the C2C Ayiti MarchĂ©, (Haitian Kreyòl for “Open Market”) with internationalRead More
NEW YORK, NY – My Haiti Travels, a U.S.-based boutique concierge firm that coordinates high-quality travel services to Haiti for leisure and business travelers, announced its second annual “Impact Week” signature international expedition to Haiti. Scheduled for January 16-20, 2014, the all-inclusive five-day and four-night travel package will feature cultural activities, premium hotel and beach resort stays, volunteerism and touristic exploration of Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince and the Arcadins Coast, a popular Caribbean beach destination. The inaugural “Impact Week 2013” trip was hailed by travelers as a fun, rewarding andRead More

Posted On January 8, 2013By altonIn News

Haiti Readies for 2013 Tourism Push

Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin has unveiled a series of priority projects on which her ministry plans to work in 2013. Highlighting the list are potential agreements with Delta, Air France and Air Transat for the promotion of tourism packages. In fact, Canada’s Transat, has already announced plans to offer vacation packages to Haiti. Haiti will also be promoting the country as a destination at tourism fairs in New York, Montreal, Guadeloupe and the Dominican Republic, according to Villedrouin. (Guadeloupe, along with Martinique, has been of particular interest to theRead More
Center Stage is a public diplomacy initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts in cooperation with the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations, and with additional support from the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, the Asian Cultural Council, and the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. General management for Center Stage is provided by Lisa Booth Management, Inc. __________________________________ BĂ©lO, Haiti’s outspoken groove innovator, interweaves the Afro-Caribbean depths of Haitian tradition with a progressive voice forRead More

Posted On October 26, 2012By altonIn News

BĂ©lO On the Move with Ragganga

Born in Haiti, BĂ©lO is a young, socially conscious artist committed to the Haitian cause. With his musical style known as ‘Ragganga,’ he and his band deliver a sophisticated, high-energy sound, mixing jazz, rock, reggae, and “Rara” traditional Vodou rhythms. BĂ©lO is active in many humanitarian efforts to rebuild Haiti. Center StageSM is the largest public diplomacy effort in recent history to bring foreign artists to American communities. Administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts, this public-private partnership is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s BureauRead More
After 15 years performing the world over, choreographer, dancer and teacher Nadia Dieudonné has created a name for herself as the best Banda dancer outside of Haiti. In 1994, she created Nadia Dieudonné & Feet of Rhythm, an Afro-Haitian dance company where she creates, develops and fuses the traditional Vodou dances with her unique contemporary style. Dieudonné has instructed several master classes at NYU, Katherine Dunham Dance Institute, and Alvin Ailey NYC, as well as City College and State University of San Francisco. Nadia has performed with masters in herRead More