The Tap Tap bus is rolling through town with plenty of Haitian stories to tell! The rich, cultural heritage of the Haitian community is celebrated during Haitian Heritage Month in June and the monthlong Little Haiti Book Festival. It’s all part of the ongoing virtual programming being presented by the Miami Book Fair.
The festival kicks off May 30 at 2 p.m. All programming happens Saturdays and Sundays and will be livestreamed via Crowdcast and Facebook Live. Click here to see the full program, and click here to register to watch.
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Get ready for a month filled with presentations that highlight Caribbean music, dance and storytelling of the Haitian diaspora. Events will be presented in English and Creole.
Here’s a sampling of what you can expect:
- Weekly Haitian folklore storytelling bringing the Haitian experience to life.
- The Taptap KRIK? KRAK! Saturday webcast (weekly through July) with music and dance presentations.
- Author presentations and readings by well-known Haitian authors such as Edwidge Danticat and Jan Mapou.
The festival is sponsored by the Green Family Foundation, the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, and Miami-Dade County’s Department of Cultural Affairs.
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