Haiti - Music : PAPJAZZ 2019 to 75 days of the opening
17 countries are represented (Germany, Benin, Canada, Chile, Congo, Spain, United States, France, Great Britain, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Israel, Mexico, Panama, Sweden and Switzerland). Grammy Award winners Terence Blanchard and Cécile McLorin Salvant, French Émile Parisien, Victoire du Jazz, a duo of pianists Laurent de Wilde and Ray Lema on the stage of the Triumph, Antonio Serrano, who will represent Spain country of honor this year, Barbra Lica of Canada. In total about forty groups from all over the world are scheduled as well as a very good participation of Haiti with local and diaspora artists like BIC, Paul Beaubrun, Phyllisia Ross, Akoustik, Claude Carré or the young Fatima...
Early Bird tickets and PAPJAZZ PASS are already online at : https://www.lakayiti.com/event-ticket/
International media partnership with the Radio France Group: with all the European network of the group, Haiti will benefit from more than 350 million listeners during the promotion upstream and the 8 days of festival; a real opportunity for Haiti, its culture, its music and its Creole jazz, to make themselves known and appreciated around the world.
4 tourist packages offered by the PAPJAZZ partners, signed "Mennenm la et Haitian Nomad", "Haiti Roots", "Zoom sur Haïti" and "My Haiti Travel" offer "all-inclusive" packages that will introduce festival-goers to Haiti's sites, culture and gastronomy.
Thanks to the support of partners such as Wallonie Bruxelles International and the OIF, the PAPJAZZ becomes "eco-responsible" with :
A conference by a Belgian expert, specialist in eco-responsible events;
Promotion of reusable shopping bags to replace plastic bags;
More efficient waste management on open access sites;
A partnership with the Seguin Foundation to encourage the public to adopt a tree;
The sale of 4Ocean bracelets for cleaning the oceans;
Fewer flyers and more communication on social networks.
In addition, PAPJAZZ is committed to encouraging succession. In addition to the 17 free workshops and lectures given by invited artists,] PAPJAZZ will donate $1 per ticket sold to the College Catts Pressoir which trains students in music and specifically in Jazz music and will be present on the stage Discoveries at the FOKAL.
To be continued...