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Entertainment

The principal entertainment that we will address in this section are Movies and comedies. There are many talent Haitian individuals performing in there areas. Some of them have reached the international level

For how long will Big Night in Little Haiti go on?

In last April, Rhythm Foundation announced that after a 5 year run, the organizers have run out of money; they cannot anymore organize monthly festivals of music, art, food, and culture. There will be no gBig Night in Little Haitih which was for some years since 2012, a big event with some of the most important names in the Haitian community -- musicians, artists, and activists--a free party to participate third Friday, every month.

The event started in 2012 with a financial support, of gone year grant of $125,000h from Knight Foundation. The foundation again provided $120,000 to cover expenses for 2013 and 2014. And finally in 2015, Knight Foundation provided another $60,000 which dried up in September.

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The musical group CaRiMi is disbabded

Carimi And Their Hit Songs

Every beautiful thing must come to an end.That is the case of the Haitian music band CARIMI that has decided to disband and dissolve. The news came from the manager of the group Frito Fannen "Fito" who stated that the decision to do away with the band CaRiMi was a result of their lead singer, Michael Guirand, not being able to commit his time to the band.

The group was founded in 2001 by Carlo Vieux, Richard Carve and Michael Guirand and the group was named after them as well.

What do you think?

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Auguste Duverger (Pouchon) Collapsed on podium while performing

Pouchon Duverger, lead singer of djakout Number 1

The lead singer of the musical group Djakout # 1 collapsed and became unconscious during a performance in the city of Borgne, in the the North Department. This took place yesterday where the Group Djakout #1 was performing in its traditional show in Borgne. It was reported that the singer suffered from a discomfort as he was performing and became unconscious in front of his colleagues who did not know what to do. It was reported that Pouchon regained consciousness just few minutes after but was taken to a local hospital in the area for observation.

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What is your ideal spot to watch fireworks on July 4th?

Fireworks Show, Kamuro effect

July 4tt is America's Birthday! It is of course a pubic holiday in America but also a time to be with families and friends at picnics, fairs, live entertainment, the hot dogs, outdoor concerts and parades. Whether you are a Haitian-American, a Haitian residing in America legally or illegally, this Holiday is for us all.

Most importantly, Fourth of July Holiday is the time for Fireworks with brilliant splashes all over the city sky where you live in America.

Can you tell me some of the best firework displays you have witnessed in the past and where exactly.

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Emeline Michel and Dener Ceide performing at the White House

Emeline Michel at the White House for Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Here is Emeline Michel and Dener Ceide Perform the popular song "Merci Bondier" at the White House on the occasion of Caribbean Heritage Month Celebration. It has been estimated that over 10 million people from 30 Caribbean territories have played a role in shaping America.

Here is Emeline Michel and Dener Ceide Performing "Merci Bondier" at White House for Caribbean Heritage Celebration

In 2004, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced legislation proclaiming a month dedicated as Caribbean-American History Month. President George W. Bush was the first president to issue the proclamation declaring June Caribbean-American Heritage Month on June 5, 2006.

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The Group DISIP creating music for a worldwide audience

dISIP and GAZZMAN COULEUR - HeartBreak

The group Disip has put two songs in circulation, whose title "Heartbreak & misery" and "San manti". To many, this is a change in the way the band has been playing music. After so many years not producing much, the group DISIP seems to be returning in force and with a new concept in the Haitian music scene. According to some early comments, this new style of the group DISIP is intended to do something that the majority of Haitian bands have not been able to do yet, which is making a dent in the international music industry. The lyrics continue to be for the most part in the Haitian Creole, but some music experts do not think this alone can prevent the Haitian music from reaching an international market. If we can produce good music for the international market, they will will consume it.

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Shabba of Djakout #1 accused Roro and Pouchon of being jealous of his success

Shabba accused Roro Laine and Pouchon Duverger of jealousy

High emotion growing within the Haitian Kompa band Djakout # 1. After more than 17 years of working together, anger, hate, Shabba made a damaging accusation on the drummer Roro Lainé and singer and Pouchon Duverger, by revealing that these two were jealous of him because of his achievements in music.

Things could have been brewing inside of Roro without showing; however, he feels that he couldn't hold it any longer with this latest behavior coming from his partners.

How did it begin?
Shabba is in the process of producing his third solo album and both Roro and Pouchon were invited to participate in it but declined his invitation. Roro claimed that their refusal t take part on his new album confirms that they are jealous of him for his success in music.

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Haitian Kanaval suspended by Prime minister Evans Paul

The biggest Street Party - Haiti Kanaval 2015

Today, Sunday, was supposed to be the first day of Kanaval in Haiti. It will not be because the Kanaval has been suspended officially by Prime minister Evans Paul.

Haitian Kreyol:

Jodi a, Dimanch, te sipoze premye jou nan Kanaval an Ayiti. Li pa pral fet paske Kanaval la te sispann ofisyèlman pa Premye minis Evans Paul.

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Mickael Guirand no longer the lead singer of Carimi

Mickael Guirand stepped down as Carimi lead singer

Mickael Guirand stepped down as lead singer of the popular Haitian group Carimi, citing personal reason. The note states: "I will take my distance from the scene as lead singer Carimi". The decision became official on Wednesday (12/2/15). Mickael Guirand, who spent over 14 years as lead singer of Carimi said that it was not an easy decision,

Haitian Kreyol:

Mickael Guirand rale yon kite sa! Li demisyone kòm chantè plon nan popilè ayisyen gwoup Carimi, site rezon pèsonèl. Me sa nòt la di:.. "Mwen pral pran distans mwen nan sèn lan kòm chantè plon nan Carimi" Desizyon an te vin ofisyèl nan Mèkredi (12/2/15) Mickael Guirand pase plis ke 14 ane kòm chantè nan Carimi. Li di ke se pa te yon desizyon fasil.

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My Father's Land Won Amnesty International Human Rights Prize

'My Father's Land', a documentary film by Miquel Galofré and Tyler Johnston has been awarded the Amnesty International Human Rights Prize in 2015 at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival (ttff) on September 27, 2015. The film is a true story of protagonist Papa Jah, a Haitian gardener who has spent the last 40 years in a marginalized community called 'the Mud' in the Bahamas. Papa Jah is a long-time friend of director Johnston. When Papa learnt that his 103-year-old father has taken ill back in Haiti, he feared that he may not see him anymore, rushed back to Haiti to meet him living in a small village on the island La Tortue.

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