Kombite Outaouais 8th edition of the "Festival Haïti en fête in Canada

Kombite Outaouais, is proudly announcing the 8th edition of the "Festival Haïti en fête".


Thanks to the support offered by the Canadian Government through Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program, the festival Haïti en fête in Canada will present the public a wide selection of musical and dance performances that will highlight the culture of Haiti and bring some freshness to the summer of 2014.

As Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament (Ottawa-Orléans), announced, the festival will receive a designated sum of $11,200. The money goes to "Kombite Outaouais", the official organizer of the festival that is to take place from July 18 to 20, 2014 on the special location of Petrie Island, east of Ottawa.

As Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages stated, the Minister's will give support towards organizations that help develop communities interested in both cultural and economic growth, the festival will surely bring thousands of tourists to the area of Eastern Ontario.

Being one of the most colorful and vital festivals that animate Ottawa's summer, the Festival Haïti en fête in Canada mainly survives due to the grants offered by the Canadian Government, offered on different levels. As the founder of "Kombite Outaouais" explains, "The Haitian community is grateful for this support, which allows us to showcase our community's cultural contribution to our wonderful new home."

If you are looking for more information on the festival's schedule and performing artists, look deeper into this at haitienfete.ca or simply join the festival on the island in the Ottawa River, starting July 18.

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