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Carnival of Flower - Haiti Observer Blog

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Recyclable Materials Used for Carnival Costume Wear

Good Demen Haiti Teaches Creative Skills to At-Risk Youth

Haiti's Carnival of Flowers, being held for the second year running, is an expensive event for the government of Haiti to subsidize. Controversy it has posted a loss rather than a profit--as the GOH claims--has had calls from activists to stop holding it.

One solution helping defray costs is a group of entrepreneurs, who create Carnival costumes out of garbage: flowers, hats, and dresses. Haitian teens, part of Good Demen Haiti (GDH), are making flowers to adorn carnival hats, both made from recycled materials.

The members of the organization, at-risk youth, use plastic bottles delivered from waste collection centers in Port-au-Prince by garbage collectors. After thoroughly sanitizing the plastic containers the members work creating innovative art objects.

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Carnival of Flower - First Day - Video Live

Watch the 2013 Carnaval of Flower 2013. The carnival is being provided by two TV stations: Sakapfet and Island TV. From our observation so far, the team of Sakapfet has been providing better pictures and sounds so far.

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Carnival of Flowers 2013, "Yon Ayisyen, Yon pye bwa

Carnival of Flowers 2013,

The Carnival of Flowers held in July 2012 was big success in Haiti and hence, the same will be repeated this year from July 28 through 30. The same leitmotiv "Yon Ayisyen, Yon pye bwa" will be there but with different décor. There will be flowers everywhere from Sylvio Cator Stadium to the Champ de Mars and will pass through Casernes street and Grand-rue. The Ministry of Culture is planning on this great event along with National Police, Secretariat of State for the Public Safety, Ministry of Tourism, the Primature and the Presidency.

Haiti News - Preparation pour le carnaval des Fleurs 2013

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