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Haiti - Culture : 5th edition of Haïti en Folie
What a joy to welcome once again, and on general demand, the Haitian version of the legendary play of Eve Ensler, "Pawòl Chouchoun" 80% French and 20% Creole - which will be played by five actresses from Haiti under the direction of Florence Jean-Louis Dupuis.
Haiti en Folie, the best of Haitian culture in one weekend in Montreal. There's something for everyone: theater, folk dance, Hip Hop, Rap, Voodoo, Reggae, Gastronomy, Literature ... Tickets are already available! Come with us blow the 5 candles 5 of Haiti en Folie !" declares Fabienne Colas, the President of the Festival Haiti en Folie.
Friday, July 22, 2011 at Parc Lafontaine (Théâtre de Verdure) in Montreal, BIC (Haiti) + Wesli, the best of the Haitian succession through a group from Haiti and two artists from Montreal that have the rhythm in the skin. The two groups are going to rap, hip-hop and reggae with a pure taste of Haiti. Free entrance.
At 9:00 p.m. at the Parc Lafontaine in Montreal Sortie 67, a film of Jephté Bastien will be screened. A life of crime seemed inevitable for Jecko. Métis Quebecers of Haitian origin, he witnessed at the age of eight years of the murder of his mother committed by his father, a tragic event that will mark him forever. With Henri Pardo, Benz Antoine, Danny Blanco Hall, Natasha Noel. Free entrance.
Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parc Lafontaine (Théâtre de Verdure) in Montreal, root and folklore evening with the dance troupe Ekspresyon and Sara Rénélik, 100% folklore evening, root and Haitian voodoo dance and music but more importantly, in color and trance ! Bewitching show to give chills. At 9pm, the film La dérive douce d’un enfant de Petit Goâve a film of Pedro Ruiz will be screened. 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. Free entrance.
Sunday, July 24, 2011 at the Centre Leonardo Da Vinci (8350 Lacordaire, Montreal) two performances at 6pm and 8:30pm of "Pawòl Chouchoun" (Haitian version) this piece gives a voice to the fantasies and to the deepest fears of women. The author, Eve Ensler celebrates the female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. A fun piece, full of compassion and wisdom, this version gives the scene to five actresses of Haiti [Cynthia Jean Louis, Fabienne Colimon, Ange-Belie Andou, Huguette Saint-Fleur and Florence Jean-Louis Dupuy]. Admission $35 in advance.
For more informations : https://www.haitienfolie.com