Haiti - Diaspora : 10th edition of the Festival Haiti en Folie (Program)
Five days of rich and varied programming, tinted of Haitian colors through workshops, music, theater, dance shows, 5-7 Rara procession through the streets of Montreal, craft fair, literature, gastronomy and more at outdoor and indoor activities.
Download the Program : http://www.haitilibre.com/docs/haiti-en-folie-2016.pdf (in french)
Theater : "Pawòl Chouchoun"
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Festival Haiti en Folie and by popular demand the "Atelier Théâtre Éclosion" , based in Port-au-Prince, returned to Montreal with the spicier version and the most Caribbean of The Vagina Monologues. Having been translated into over 24 languages, performed in over 1,100 cities around the world, Montreal will once again the chance to see the piece in its Haitian version. Called "Pawòl Chouchoun" adapted and directed by Florence Jean Louis Dupuy that has already enjoyed phenomenal success in particular to Port-au-Prince, the US and on several occasions to the Haiti en Folie Festival in Montreal. Four actresses from Haiti (Fabienne Colimon, Cynthia Jean-Louis, Ange-Bellie Andou, Florence Jean-Louis Dupuy) will interpret popular texts of the author. Although this is a Haitian version, 70% of the dialogue is in French.
The public is invited to discover or rediscover this hot version of the Monologues.
A single representation :
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Salle Marie Gerin-Lajoie, Pavillon Judith Jasmin, 405 Ste-Catherine Street East, Montreal
Tickets : $35 in advance www.HaitiEnFolie.com ($45 at the door)
Learn more about the Festival Haiti en Folie :
Created in 2007, the Festival Haiti en Folie is the largest multidisciplinary festival outside of Haiti dedicated to Haitian culture. It has already hosted, in collaboration with various partners, renowned artists such as Dany Laferrière, Wyclef Jean, Manno Charlemagne, Ti Corn, Boukman Eksperyans, Sylvie Desgroseilliers, Boulo Valcourt, Groupe Vocal Desandan, Marie Josée Lord, Joujou Turenne, Toto Laraque, Wesli, BIC, Lorraine Klaasen, Sara Renelik and many others.