20th Edition of the Exhibition-sale of Haitian art and crafts

The 20th edition of the Edition of the Exhibition-sale of Haitian art and crafts, of the Haiti Future Association, will take place on Saturday 29 and Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Foyer de Grenelle in Paris.

A novelty this year for the 20 years of Haiti Future, the Exhibition-sale will host in partnership with Zellij Publishing and bookstore Le Divan, the first Haitian Book Fair. A wide selection of books will be offered to the public, and several meetings with writers will be led by Hélène Tirole, President of the Association "The word in all its arts," in the presence of many Haitian authors whose Louis-Philippe Dalembert and James Noël. It will also be an opportunity to celebrate the reissue of a major work in the literary history of Haiti "La Fille d’Haïti by Marie Vieux-Chauvet", an important event for posterity by this author who had been censured by the Duvalier dictatorship.

During these two days, visitors can discover and buy paintings, iron objects carved, Haitian handicrafts, jewelery and fair trade products. A great opportunity to prepare for Christmas !

In order to discover the Haitian culture, visitors can also participate in workshops led by renowned Haitian artists such as dancer Karine Label, musician Atissou Loko (of group Adjabel) and Eddy Saint-Martin, visual artist and painter on silk. The program includes dance classes, drumming, cooking and painting on silk will be offered, as well as children's workshops scheduled during the afternoon.

Saturday 29 from 7:00 p.m., an outstanding evening will be organized with director Arnold Antonin, who will present the film produced in collaboration with Haiti Future "The real revolution in Haiti, a quality education for all".

Member of the Haitian community and friends of Haiti, we are waiting you in large numbers in the Foyer de Grenelle: 17 rue de l'Avre, Paris 15th. Access: Subway Motte-Picquet, Bus 80 and 82.