Lundi 30 mai 2016








Haiti’s waterfalls rank the country as one of the fastest growing countries in the CaribbeanTourism market

According to Donaldson Caribbean tourism is up because people just want to escape the general global disquietude. “The Caribbean is considered a zone of tranquility; that is particularly appealing when there are issues overseas," Hugh Riley, Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, offered. The region has also tapped into its air of romance. "We suspect that declaring 2016 'The Year of Romance in the Caribbean' has attracted some very favorable response," Riley added. Haiti’s…
Lakay Weekly of 25 May 2016

Haiti at the Geneva Book and Press Fair

With over 1,050 guest authors, more than 94,000 visitors and more came from all over Europe to hear their favorite authors, discover new works and broaden their horizons.…

Haiti and its many mangoes

Haiti is also the leading exporter of mangoes in the Caribbean and 16th in the world, though it only exports 10% of its mangoes. The different kind of commercial mangoes…

Haitian cuisine highlighted in Hanoi

This gastronomic festival, animated by musical groups, was an opportunity to present Haitian cuisine to diplomatic guests and Vietnamese students. "I worked for two days…

May is Haitian heritage month

llOn Saturday, May 14th, come savor the flavor, aroma and sights of Haitian cuisine at the 4th annual Taste of Haiti Festival which will take place at MOCAPlaza in Miami beginning at 2:00 p.m. The festival is presented by the Haitian Culinary Alliance, in collaboration with the City of North Miami and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime. Details at tasteofhaitiusa.com. In addition, Jazz at MOCA is South Florida’s longest running free outdoor jazz concert series. Enjoy these outdoor performances on the last Friday of every month at the MOCA Plaza. The next concert is scheduled for Friday, May 27th and features Haitian-born trumpeter Jean Caze Courtesy of the Haitian American Chamber…

Haiti was presented at the sixtieth meeting of the UNWTO Regional Committee for the Americas

Themes related to sustainable tourism, communication, competitiveness, ethics, and security were discussed during the week of activities. Haiti, who has chaired the WTO Regional…

Celebrate Haitian Flag Day with T-Vice, TonyMix & Akoustik

Save the date! Dream Promo is providing a manner to celebrate the Fete du Drapeau! On Tuesday, May 17th, Karibe will come alive during this celebration and jam the night…

Jean Bernard Thomas at Caribbean Grill

On May 6th, singer Jean Bernard Thomas resumed his artistic activities at the Caribbean Bar Grill at Rue Panamericaine for a reggae jam session. Thomas, one of the most popular…

Jukann 25 years of music

Jukann has already released two albums in 2006 and 2007 respectively, and the third is in preparation. A very popular group in general, they have a following made up of people…

Tuna Salad with Mango

INGREDIENTS Tuna 4 ½ ounces of fresh tuna Half a tablespoon olive oil Half of a Mango Francique Half of an avocado Hydroponic Arugula Salt Pepper Black and white sesame…

Saint-Marc welcomes its first art gallery

The opening of this cultural center is the initiative of the National Coalition for the evolution and fishing in Haiti (RANEPH in French). It was financed by the European…

Ann Pale! - Let’s Talk

Bouki: "Ti Malis! Did I tell you that Madame Joseph had triplets two weeks ago, and this week she had twins!" Bouki: "Ti Malis! Madame Jozèf te fè triplèt de semèn de sa, et semain sa li fè marasa!" Ti Malis: "But that's impossible, Bouki!" Ti Malis: "Men sa a enposib Bouki!" Bouki: "One of the triplets is staying at her grandmother's house." Bouki: "Youn nan triplèt yo rete lakay grann li." I encourage you throughout your stay to ask around for more tales. We light up at the chance to sharing this lively tradition. It will allow you to understand this culture in many dimensions because “Kreyòl pale, kreyòl komprann” –Kreyòl Spoken is Kreyòl understood. A pi ta! - Until next…

The Nail bar

The chic yet relaxed ambiance which boasts an extensive full bar with experienced technicians is great for hosting group parties. The Nail Bar offers services such as, endless…

4th edition of Miss Haiti launched

This year, registrations will be done in Port-au-Prince, Cap Haitien, Les Cayes, and Jacmel and online for young Haitian women living abroad. Applications are open to young…

Art show featuring Nathalie Jolivert and Mahalia Stines in New Yok

Selebrasyon! is a bi-annual Haitian art and culture festival established by Haiti Cultural Exchange to showcase the diversity of talent that exists both locally and internationally.…

Agenda

Thursday May 12 Clovers is the place to be for happy hour specials starting at 6:00 p.m. Rue Chavannes #25, Petion-Ville Thursday May 12 Head to Quartier Latin for a night…

Yizra'El, lights up the French Institute in Haiti

On Thursday, May 5th, the reggae group Yizra'El, featuring Zikiki and Mirla, the famous lovers, fired up the French Institute in Haiti for the fans who made the trip. The…

The Embassy of Haiti in Washington DC will send Haitian soccer fans to the Copa America Centenario

In collaboration with Groupe Excellence Plus and a multitude of local media in Port au Prince and the provinces, the Haitian Embassy in Washington DC sponsored a nationwide…

Local and international tourists attracted by Jacmel’s patronal day

As was the case in all previous years, the feast day of St. Jacques and St. Philippe was the pretext for thousands of individuals from other areas of the country and international…

Haiti’s underground treasures

Haiti known for its beautiful beaches has become widely known for its impressive cave systems. Many of Haiti’s huge subterranean treasures are open to visitors, however,…

A magical night of jazz

An audience of fans responded enthusiastically to the invitation to enjoy a program of choice. During the event, singer Mackenson Fermilus, also known as "F-Mack," was accompanied…

A fair to recognize the talent of the children in Cabaret and Arcahaie

For the second consecutive year, these craftsmen created and exposed artworks and useful objects made of clay, pearls, etc. "We want to provide our children with non-formal…

Ann Pale! - Let’s Talk

It’s hot. Fè cho. I would like to go the beach tomorrow. Mwen vle ale lan lanme demen. I want to spend the weekend by the water. Mewn vle passé weekend lan bò lanmè.…

Haiti’s First International surf competition a Success

Surf Haiti has been working since 2010 to assist underprivileged children of the area by providing them with surfing tools and has also been striving to establish Jacmel…

Car dealership organizes Auto Folies

“Auto Folies is being organized to expose clients and future clients to all of Behrmann Motors products and services. Special prices are being offered for the Kia, Mitsubishi,…

JuKann Celebrates 25 years

Join in and take part in the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the legendary group "JuKann" on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Café 36, Complex Lorraine in Pétion-Ville.…

International Jazz Day in Port-au-Prince: Haiti Jazz Foundation honors two women

Haitian-American singer, Felina Baker received the French Gospel Music Award for Best New Female Artist in 1991. Having released her first solo album in 2000, she received…

Tribute to Jean Leon Destine

Dancer and anthropologist Joan Burroughs, who grew up in Alabama, was a Haitian dancer. "I was a student of Lavinia Williams at the University of New York. It was through…

Agenda

Thursday May 5 Asu Rooftop Lounge at the Karibe hotel will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with food and drink specials. 7 Juvenat, Petion-Ville Thursday May 5 Clovers is the…

CES holds fundraiser to celebrate 40 years of existence

Emceed by Ralph Leroy, the event was held at Le Villate and featured ten artists include Mika Ben, Jean-Jean Roosevelt, BIC, Akoustik fanm, James Germain, Queen B, Miu, and…

Le Salon de la Nouvelle gastronomie Haïtienne

Natacha Gomez is a noted specialist in special events, adviser in the tourism sector as well as Chef de Cuisine. The Investa group strives to promote typical Haitian products…