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Little Haiti Book Festival 2023
May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miami Book Fair and Sosyete Koukouy present the Little Haiti Book Festival featuring authors from Haiti and the Haitian diaspora, workshops for writers, storytelling and hands-on activities for children, dance and music performances, Haitian comedy, a community meet and greet with some of Little Haiti’s award-winning VIP guests and community leaders, and more. Our panel topics include Chaos and Community: The Impact of New Immigration Laws on Haitian Refugees in the US and Building a Healthier Future: A Panel Discussion on Environmental Sustainability in Haiti.
- 12 P.M. HAITIAN COMEDY WITH AUBRY BLAGUE, whose unique brand of observational humor and witty commentary on a wide range of topics will leave you laughing out loud and wanting more.
- 2 P.M. DANCE PERFORMANCE BY NSL DANCE ENSEMBLE, featuring vibrant and authentic Haitian folk dances that will transport you to another time and place.
- 3:30 P.M. LIVE MUSIC WITH PAPALOKO, the legendary world music band that blends traditional Haitian rhythms with Afro-Caribbean, African, and jazz sounds.
- ALL DAY HEART-PUMPING BEATS WITH DJ NICKY MIX – one of the most famous Haitian DJs of the diaspora and host at Radio Carnivale, the first Haitian radio station in the U.S. – spinning Haitian konpa, roots, and rara music!
- ALL DAY DISCOVER THE MAGIC WITH EMCEE MECCA “GRIMO” MARCELIN – A cultural ambassador and creative advocate, Mecca “Grimo” Marcelin will entertain and guide you through the event as you enjoy DJ Nicky Mix’s heart-pumping beats.
- ALL DAY FREE BOOKS FOR KIDS, courtesy of Miami Book Fair and The Children’s Trust’s Books for Free program.