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Haiti - Diaspora : 10th Edition of Haitian Book Day
16/08/2017 10:21:44

Haiti - Diaspora : 10th Edition of Haitian Book Day
Saturday August 19th in Montreal, the 10th edition of the Haitian Book Day will be held. For the event, there are more than 30 authors and more than 25 publishers who will open the doors of Haiti to you. A major event that was able to take a prominent place in the Montréal cultural calendar. Not to be missed for the Haitian community and for all the friends of Haiti.

Highlights :
- Tribute to the disappeared authors of Grand'Anse with Eddy Cavé and his guests;
- Conference on Trujillo and the Massacre of 1837 with Frantz Voltaire and Professor Guy Pierre;
- Roundtable with Rodney Saint-Éloi, Stéphane Martelly, Gabriel Osson, Roberson Édouard, Gary Victor and Joujou Turenne, novelities of the year;
- Collective launching of the "Éditions du CIDIHCA" and of the "Revue Chemin critique".

Come and meet your favorite authors and make sign your books, attend the authors' interviews with Maguy Métellus in the "Studio de Maguy", admire the exhibition on Haitian authors in Montreal and taste the flavors of Haiti of the Bistro Bouk’entrain such as broth, tassau, griot and others...

To the rhythm of the drums of Diol Kidi and the piano of Daniel Lessard, Center N A Rive, a not-for-profit organization, offers you the cocktail of the 10th anniversary from 6pm.

Agenda of the day :

At the Sociocultural Space: Expo-Sales all day
11h00 am: Beginning of Haitian Book Day
11h10 am: Official opening: Message from Ninette Piou, Director of the Centre N A Rive, Dieujuste Beauger, President of the Centre N A Rive

To the Espace-Coop

  • 11h15 am : Conference on Trujillo and the Massacre of 1837 ;
  • 12h00 pm : Tribute to the missing authors of the Grand'Anse region ;
  • 11h30 pm : Roundtable "The novelties 2016-2017: Haiti literature and perspective"Mozart Longuefosse with Rodney Saint-­Éloi, Roberson Édouard, Gabriel Osson, Gary Victor, Stéphane Martelly and Joujou Turenne ;
  • 3h00 pm : Collective launch of CIDIHCA and of the "Revue Chemin critique" ;
  • 6h30 pm : Come dance to the rhythm of the piano and drum with Daniel Lessard and Diol Kidi and savor a cocktail to mark this tenth anniversary.

Also not to be missed :
From noon to 8 pm, visitors will be able to savor the Haitian dishes prepared by the Bistro Bouk’entrain.

Haitian Book Day :
Location : Centre N A Rive
Address : 6971, rue Saint-Denis, Montreal (metro Jean-Talon).

HL/ HaitiLibre

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