In a note the Presidency Communication Office informs the public that "by presidential decree dated Wednesday, February 4, 2015, are declared holidays and non-working days for National Carnival festivities the day of Monday, February 16, 2015, from noon, and those of Tuesday 17 and Wednesday, February 18, 2015, in full."
Recall that the activities of the National Carnival 2015, to be held this year in Port-au-Prince the 15,16 and 17 February, expected to cost according to estimates from the Organizing Committee, about 143 million gourdes. 80% of this amount will be supported by the private sector and 20% by the State.
16 musical groups were selected officially for the course of the carnival : Djakout, T-Vice, Carimi, Kreyòl La, Barikad Crew, Rockfam, T-Mickey, Vwadèzil, King Posse, Boukman Eksperyans, Le Konpa, Deng One, K-Zino, Anbyans, Team Lòbèy, Brother Posse and Bèl Plezo.
Moreover, the Consulate of the Republic of Haiti in Orlando informs the Haitian community of Central Florida that the Consulate will be closed Monday, February 16 on the occasion of President's Day (US) and Tuesday 17 and Wednesday, February 18, 2015 on the occasion of the carnival festivities in Haiti. The Consulate will resume its regular schedule Thursday, February 19, 2015.
For its part, the Consulate General of Haiti in Montreal, informs that his office will be closed from Monday 16 noon on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 on the occasion of National Carnival. The services will resume as usual, Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 8:00. a.m.
Unmissable rendezvous on HaitiLibre the 15,16 and 17 February for the webcast of the National Carnival of Haiti as every year.