Jeudi 8 décembre 2016








The Embassy of Haiti in Washington D.C. launches cooking class series: Manje Lakay


The cooking class series, Manje Lakay, is designed to offer the Washington community an opportunity to experience classic Haitian gastronomy and its influential roots from Haiti’s finest culinary professionals. Initiated by Ambassador Paul Altidor, the series is part of a larger Embassy strategy to promote Haiti and all it has to offer from its cuisine, art and everything in between. Prior to the start of the class, Ambassador Altidor greeted the cooking students in the newly built Embassy library.…

Lakay Weekly of 08 December 2016



Kenn Duval, New general Director at the Ministry of Tourism

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Guy Didier Hyppolite, Minister of Tourism, named Kenn Duval as the new General Director of the Ministry in accordance with the decree of December…

Agenda

Thursday December 8 Oloffson presents RAM. Doors open at 10:00 p.m. Port-au-Prince Thursday December 8 Head to La Reserve for a night of live music with Ti Sax, starting…

Haitian Ladies Brunch

In 2000 when I moved from Boston, Massachusetts to the Washington, D.C., region with my husband who is African-American, I felt disconnected from the Haitian community. I…

Pascale Monnin Noël will have a solo exhibition

The solo show will feature paintings, sculptures as well as installations, the exhibition opens on the 10th and can be viewed until February 28, 2017. The evocative exhibit…

Ann Pale! - Let’s Talk
Do you know anyone who breeds or has a dog for sale? / Èske ou kon’ yon moun ki lève chen oswa yon kap vann chen? I would like a good guard dog / Mwen ta renmen yon bon chen de gad My friend Mary has a small dog / Mari, yon zanmi m ' gen yon ti chen I will be moving to Cap-Haitien for six months / Mwen pral viv au Kap-Ayisyen pou sis mwa I am going to celebrate New Year at the beach / M’ pral selebre Nouvèl Ane a nan plaj Why do Haitians drink pumpkin soup on New Year’s Day? / Poukisa Ayisyen bwè soup joumou 1er janviè? My father is Haitian but my mother is American / Papa m 'se ayisyen men manman m' se Ameriken This is my first time visiting Haiti / Se premye fwa map vizite Ayiti…
Toy drive and dinner a success

Chefs David Destinoble, Melissa François, Stanley Fabre, and others came together to create a menu using local ingredients as their inspiration. It was a culinary treat…

Haiti’s First Annual BBQ and Beer Fest

La Reserve was transformed into a wonderful meat and beer fair, sort of speak, ready for the holidays. It was a lively atmosphere with great music blaring and people mingling…

Nina Youry Vixamar at Best Western

The evening will be hosted by Sophonie Ylas. Fans, curious music lovers you have the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful evening with great tunes which should be preceded by…

When a Haitian painter sticks to urbanism

Nathalie Jolivert had just finished her classical studies in the United States when she was able to sell one of the pieces from her registration portfolio to art universities.…

It’s a Wonderful Life at Pizza Amour

Get into a festive and cheerful spirit with this sentimental holiday film which we all watch every year like clockwork. The best part is that as you take in the movie, you…

A delegation comprised of 72 Norwegians visit the Northern destination

They were welcomed by Voyage Lumière owned by Jacqueline Labrom who showed the visitors Citadelle Henry Christophe, the Palais Sans Souci, and the historic Cap-Haitien downtown…

Smooch: Healthy, on-the-go eats and smoothies

Born and raised in Haiti, Dayana, who moved to the Dominican Republic to pursue post secondary education, would often visit her native home during her breaks. Unable to find…

Kanèl is officially reopened in the evenings

This time around their main focus was on showcasing what the Caribbean has to offer with an extreme focus on flavors. The dishes look simple and are elegantly presented.…

Meeting with local partners regarding the PAST Project

Elisabeth Vieux, Northern Regional Director of the Ministry of Tourism, met on Thursday, November 24, 2016 with the administration of the Destination Nord - Ogdnh Tourisme…

Salon du Cadeau

It is that special time of year again! Need to help Santa check off a few names from the endless Christmas list, then head to the Salon du Cadeau which will take place at…

Art Beat Miami in full swing

This year you are invited to come and savor the dishes of five celebrity chefs including Chef Creole Wilkinson Sejour, Chef Ron Duprat, Michle Crichlow, Jerry Dominique,…

The Holiday Season is upon us

Homemade Goodies A gift basket full of homemade goodies! Such as little bundles of spiced popcorn and nuts, or even take a nice glass bottle, fill it with olive oil add a…

Jazz lovers March 4-11, 2017 is just the experience for you

This exception will give organizers the opportunity to celebrate International Women's Day by putting women in the spotlight on March 8th at all festival venues. The 11th…

Haiti Babi : Artisanal Baby Products Stitched Together with Love

The story behind Haiti Babi is a touching one. Katlin Jackson Svik, the founder of the organization, began volunteering in Haiti at orphanages in 2011. Upon learning that…

Pizza Amour Christmas Market Place

You will be able to munch on delicious pizza; take pictures with Santa himself; and get gifts from local artisans for those on your list. Imagine a stress free way to get…

Unighted

And they’re spicing it up; with a dress of black or white. Let your spirits be free to groove to the unique beats and enjoy this one time only experience during this Holiday…

Satisfy your fashion needs with G’s Addiction

“I have been into designing and creating art with my hand since a very young age therefore it wasn't really hard for me to find my calling. As of now I run G’s Addiction…

SALT COD GUMBO WITH CHESNUTS (ARBRE A PIN) and CALALOU (OKRA)
TOTAL TIME: 45mins Prep Time: 30mins Cooking time: 15mins Cooking time for Rice: 30mins LEVEL: EASY INGREDIENTS: 1-2lbs Cod Filet (easier to use, has no bones) 1 onion diced 1lb of boiled Arbre a pin ½ lbs of Okra 1 bunch of parsley (chopped roughly) 1 Hot pepper (choice) 4oz of butter 1oz olive oil Adobo seasoning to taste Cracked black pepper to taste 4oz of seafood stock (preferred) or water 1oz of chopped garlic 2tbsp of lime juice PREPARATION If you have the time, I would prefer to un-salt the cod in cold water. You will need to repeat the process 2 or 3 times until you most of the salt cured is gone. The best way to know, is to taste a little bit of the fish. Once you have repeated the…
Brasserie Quartier Latin celebrates its 10th anniversary by presenting 10 events

“In the next 10 days, Brasserie Quartier Latin, will celebrate everything that we have stood for in the past 10 years. Namely, the promotion of not only good food but also…

Ann Pale! - Let’s Talk
Are you organizing a Christmas Dinner for the employees? / Èske wap òganize yon dine Nwèl pou anplwaye yo? Who is coming to the Christmas party? / Ki es kap vini nan fèt Nwèl la? When does your vacation start for the holidays? / Ki lè vakans ou ap kòmanse pou sezon fèt yo? Are you going to the beach this weekend? / Èske ou pral nan lanmè fen semèn sa? What are some good beauty salons in the Pétion-Ville area? / Ki pi bon kote nan Petyonvil la poum al penyen? Mary is organizing a toy drive next weekend / Mary ap òganize yon don jwèt fen semèn pwochen la Do you have the time? / Èske ou kon ki lè li yè? You can stay at my house over the weekend / Ou ka pase fen semèn nan avem…
Agenda

Thursday November 24 Oloffson presents RAM. Doors open at 10:00 p.m. Port-au-Prince Thursday December 1 Head to La Reserve for a night of live music with Ti Sax, starting…

The Vallue Mountain Fair continues to revive local food and nutrition

llVallue is a mountain community in Petit-Goâve which was hit by Matthew. The fair is therefore an invitation to support Vallue by taking part of the festivities and purchasing…

Adassa Christie student at Sainte Rose de Lima finalist of tourism competition

Adassa Christie of the Sainte Rose de Lima School is a finalist in the Tourism Industry Promotion Competition of 2016. Organized by Foundation Children Essay Contest (FCCA)…

Ayabombe Productions: Delicious and healthy snacks

llIt is no longer a secret, Mikaëlle Roy, has the sense of enterprise in the blood. Her first venture was the opening of a restaurant located in Turgeau in 2010. Solicited…

Runway Storm

Following the devastating hurricane that took place in Haiti, Prajje 1983 postponed the Prajje 1983 Haiti Fashion Project Celebration, a weekend-long fashion event that was…