Friday, July 15, 2011

Haiti en Folie – 5ed, Montreal 2011


“Haiti en Folie” the 5th edition is  the largest  festival outside of Haiti totally dedicated to Haitian culture. This year between July 22-24 in Montreal.

“Haiti en Folie”, the best of Haitian culture in a weekend in Montreal!

There's something for everyone: theater, folk dance, Hip Hop, Rap, Voodoo, Reggae, Gastronomy, Literature.

The program includes: Two nights burning outdoor Theatre de Verdure in Lafontaine Park, a conference with Haitian historian Michel Sukkar and evening hot and spicy at the Théâtre St-Denis

See below the schedule for the free days of the event.

Friday July 22, 2011 – Rhythm Nights and Movies (free)

  • 18h30 - Parc Lafontaine – Montréal

BIC (Haïti) + Wesli

The best of the Haitian is through a group from Haiti and two Montreal artists who have the pace in the skin. The two groups are going to rap, hip-hop and reggae with a taste purely Haitian

  • 21h - Parc Lafontaine – Montréal

Sortie 67 – Movie

A film of Jephthah Bastien. A life of crime seemed inevitable for Jecko. Métis Quebecers of Haitian origin, he witnessed at the age of eight years for the murder of his mother committed by his father, a tragic event that will mark forever. With Henri Pardo, Benz Antoine, Danny Blanco Hall, Natasha Noel.


Saturday July 23, 2011 - Evening root and folklore (free)

  • 18h30 - Parc Lafontaine – Montréal

Troupe de danse EKSPRESYON + Sara Rénélik

  • 21h - Parc Lafontaine – Montréal


A film by Pedro Ruiz. To mark the 25th anniversary of his first novel, How to make love to a negro without getting tired, a documentary traces the career of Dany Laferrière, intimate journey of one of the most original writers of recent decades.


Sunday, July 24, 2011

  • 18h and 20h30 - Centre Leonardo Da Vinci - (8350 Lacordaire, Montreal)

The Vagina Monologues (Pawòl Chouchoun - Haitian version)
Tickets go on sale Admission $ 35

 teatreWhat a joy to welcome once again, and demand, the Haitian version of the legendary play by Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues - PawòlChouchoun: 80% 20% French and Creole - which will be played by five actresses come of Haiti under the direction of Florence Jean-Louis Dupuis! The hottest version of the play!

Full information's and details about all the programs on official webpage “Haiti en Folie”

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