What’s Happening!

Take a look at what’s happening at HCX & mark your calendars for some exciting events coming up in your neighborhood!
February 20: Haiti Optimiste – A Benefit Evening Celebrating New Cinema from Haiti
February 28: 4th Annual Haiti Cherie Pride Love & Commitment
Now – March 7 : Selebrasyon! Community Curated Project

Join Ciné Institute and the Alliance Française for an evening celebrating the achievements of Haiti’s new cinema.

Ciné Institute is located in Jacmel, Haiti. They provide college training in film production and new audio visual technologies, fostering entrepreneurship and business development in local media industries.

FIAF’s mission is to create and offer New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts that explore the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures.
Stop by and explore the wonders of Haitian Cinema!

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets!

Where & When

Florence Gould Hall

55 East 59th Street 
New York, NY 10022

Google Map

Thrusday, February 20

4th Annual Haiti Cherie Pride Love & Commitment

Friday, February 28


You are cordially invited to the
4th Annual Haiti Cherie Pride Love and Commitment. 

Haiti Cherie was founded by Fabrice J. Armand (www.fabricejarmand.com), native son of Haiti, who uses his birthday as a platform to fundraise for organizations that are making a significant impact in Haiti. Haiti Cherie’s mission is to showcase the beauty, history, culture and contribution of Haitians to the World.

This year’s beneficiaries are Haven and Project St. Anne. News Anchor DeMarco Morgan (11Alive Atlanta) will join us as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies.

Sponsors and Partners include EmblemHealth, Haiti Tourism Inc, New York Urban League of Young Professionals, New York Young and Powerful Group.

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets!

Where & When

Studio 404

404 10th Ave

New York, NY 10001

Google Map

Friday, February 28
 HCX | Upcoming Events
Creativity Unleashed
Vèvè Painting 
Mahalia Stines
Saturday, March 8
Haiti Cultural Exchange is pleased to launch a new workshop series for adults! Join HCX as participants learn different techniques such as stamping, spraying, and stenciling to create their own vèvè painting.
Mahalia Stines is a Haitian-American designer based in Brooklyn. She describes her work as “Brooklyn meets the Tropics.”
The HCX Office
558 St Johns Place
Brooklyn, NY  Map

An n’ Pale | Café Conversation with filmmakers
Rachèle Magloire & Chantal Regnault
Saturday, March 15

Join HCX and the Dweck Center for a special screening & discussion with Rachèle Magloire & Chantal Regnault, filmmakers and directors of Deported.

Released in 2013, Deported follows the lives of American and Canadian deportees now living in Haiti.
The Dweck Center
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY  Map

Krik? Krak! Storytelling & Songs
Saturday, February 15
Enjoy Haitian folktales and songs with musician and dancer Goussy Céléstin and drummer Jean Mary Brignol!
The Dweck Center
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY  Map
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New York’s Celebration
of Haitian Arts & Culture 
May 18th – June 30th

Dance * Film * Literature & Spoken Word * Music * Visual Arts

This multi-disciplinary festival of Haitian art and culture will showcase the diversity, beauty and vitality of Haiti and its Diaspora – from the traditional to the modern.

The Selebrasyon! Advisory Committee is asking:
“What could YOU do with $1,000?”
Our community curated project is an opportunity for you to share your ideas for events, artists, and topics to be featured in Selebrasyon!
Pitch us your BEST idea for a Selebrasyon! event and participate in NYC’s celebration of Haitian culture and arts! Collaborations welcome.
Deadline to submit applications is FRIDAY, MARCH 7th.

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