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The Art of Haiti, how it gained its international reputation

Posted on: 08.31.2010 The_Art_of_Haiti_how_it_gained_its_international_reputation

The art of Haiti has been one of the most profitable industries in Haiti since 1940, the year when an American school teacher, Dewitt Peters arrived in Haiti and started to discover the beauty of Haitian art. He was moved by the artistic talents fo

Music - Dance -> Ansy and Yole Derose

Musical Career of Yole Derose

Posted on: 10.29.2010 Musical_Career_of_Yole_Derose

 Yole Derose first appeared on the national stage in October 1979, with the introduction of this classic Haitian song "Merci". This particular song with Ansy suddenly brought her international recognition and made her an instant supe

Food & Beverages -> Haitian food recipes

Recipe for Rice with Mashroom - Riz et djondjon

Posted on: 09.11.2010 Recipe_for_Rice_with_Mashroom_Riz_et_djondjon

Rice and mashroom or Riz et Djon-Djon as it is called by Haitian is a menu very popular in the Haitian cuisine. Different part of the country uses special touches to make their Riz et djondjon recipe addapt to their local tasts. However, this recip


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Government - Politic

Jul
08
2014

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe in Boucan Carré

On Friday, April 25, 2014, the Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe accompanied by a large team of government delegation visited Boucan Carré as a prelude to the seventh edition of the "Gouvènman an Lakay ou" (Government Home) pr...




Jul
02
2014

Haitian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Religious Affairs Duly Brutus to visit Turkey

Mr. Duly Brutus, the Haitian Minister of Foreign and Religious Affairs will visit Turkey to attain an important meeting of the CARICOM in Istanbul between 12th and 14th May, 2014. He is expected to sign several agreements on improvement of diplomat...




Voodoo in Haiti

May
02
2014

How St. Patrick comes to be associated with Damballa

Saint Patrick is a well known legendary figure because he drove out all the snakes out of Ireland. He is better known in Haiti as Damballa, a lwa or spirit who often appears in the form of snake in Haiti’s Voodoo religion. In Voodoo, Damballa...




May
01
2012

Agwe, the spirit of the water

Agwe is the spirit of water in simple word. Agwe draws the interest of the people who particularly have a routine habit of going to seas for their day to day work such as the fishermen. The symbol actually represents or resembles to that of a boat....




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Haiti -> Haiti - NordEst

HAITIAN ART -> History of Haitian Art

Jan
04
2011

The Holy Trinity Cathedral Murals painted by Haitian Artists

The Holy Trinity Cathedral Murals painted by Haitian Artists

Located in downtown Port-au-Prince in Haiti, the Holy Trinity Cathedral was famous for its interior murals painted by some of the most famous Haitian artists. The paintings inside the Cathedral depicted biblical stories where all the actors were bl...




Aug
31
2010

The Art of Haiti, how it gained its international reputation

The Art of Haiti, how it gained its international reputation

The art of Haiti has been one of the most profitable industries in Haiti since 1940, the year when an American school teacher, Dewitt Peters arrived in Haiti and started to discover the beauty of Haitian art. He was moved by the artistic talents fo...




HAITIAN ART

Aug
06
2012

Lionel Saint Eloi, Haitian artist

Lionel Saint Eloi was born to a mason and to a tailor on June 25, 1980, in Port au Prince. He is an artist whose work involves painting and sculpturing. This artist started painting in 1972 after joining the Centre d’Art. He specialized in ...




Jun
28
2012

Adam Leontus, Haitian Artist

Adam Leontus was born in 1928 in Anse-a-Galets, on the island of Gonave, in the Bay of Port-au-Prince. Like most Haitian top art painters he started with painting the temples with voodoo depictions. Before his artistic paintings were able to bring ...







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