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Little Haiti Book Festival free events

The annual Little Haiti Book Festival, presented by the Miami Book Fair, will be Sunday, May 5, 2024, at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. Admission is free.

 

The Little Haiti Book Festival will feature authors from Haiti and the Haitian diaspora, literary panels and craft talks, workshops for writers, hands-on activities for children, a dance workshop and musical petting zoo, poetry, dance and music performances, and more.

Little Haiti Book Festival 2023. Photo courtesy of Palley Promotes

 

The May 5, event scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. includes:

  • Music with Inez Barlatier and DJNicky Mixx
  • Comedy with Mecca Grimo Marcelin 
  • Dance performance and workshop on traditional Haitian dance hosted by Nancy St. Leger Dance Company
  • Yoga with Alexandra Jeanty Leclerc with a workshop by Nancy St. Leger 
  • Hands on art project with Haitian-American artist Asser St Val where all ages can craft ti kays or little houses. The activity draws inspiration from the community buildings of Little Haiti, especially the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, and the vibrant designs and colors of Creole architecture and cottages.
  • Storytelling sessions with Liliane Nerette Louis, Yanui, Ansanm Kolesyon and Ketsia Theodore-Pharel
  • HistoryMiami story booth 
  • Ekphrastic poetry workshop 
  • Panel discussions and conversations about AI and the complexities of reporting the news from and about Haiti
  • Distribution of free children’s books

Little Haiti Book Festival 2023. Photo courtesy of Palley Promotes

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Little Haiti Book Festival free events
When
May 5, 2024 @ 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Cost
FREE
What
Little Haiti Book Festival free events
Where
Little Haiti Cultural Center
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