Haiti – Tradition : The presidential pair formally opens the 2017 Countrywide Carnival
Sunday at the Lodge La Cayenne in Les Cayes, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by his spouse Martine, the Mayor of the Town of Les Cayes, Gabriel Fortuné and the President of the Organizing Committee of the Carnival, Claudel Dumas, has officially opened the 2017 National Carnival (26, 27 and 28 February), which requires position this 12 months close to the concept “Tèt kole pou gran Sid leve kanpe”.
In the presence of customers of the Municipal Council, Deputy of Cayes, Clauvy Robas, customers of the Committee, the crew of designers included in costume earning and other users of the neighborhood, the Head of Condition declared Carnival is a way for me to witness to the persons of the South the solidarity and their bravery following the passage of Hurricane Matthew […] The Haitian carnival is an exceptional second when all the sons of Haiti, all the social strata mixed, as very well as the overseas tourists, mix. This is the time to clearly show the globe what we have very best at house,” inviting the Haitians to unite their power, to work in enjoy, mutual respect, with honor and sincerity, to create a stronger state just before adding “Just one of our biggest pride is our society. We ought to protect it. Carnival provides an critical component of our tradition. Ayibobo for artists, for our culture. Ayibobo for Haiti.”
President Moïse then greeted Queen Clermina Platel and King Wildy Charles of the Countrywide Carnival, as nicely as all the younger folks selected by the Carnival Committee, convinced that they have come to be ambassadors of the Cayenne youth and that they ought to continue to be for it of models.
In his speech, Deputy Clauvy Robas congratulated the Head of Condition who, via this carnival, wanted to present his solidarity with the individuals of the South “We dance, we solidarize, and also comprehend a little little bit of revenue.” For his part, Mayor Fortuné thanked the President of the Republic for deciding upon his commune to organize the nationwide carnival festivities and the To start with Lady for her full contribution to the good results of the carnival of youngsters this year. He also congratulated all those people who helped make the function attainable, which include the citizens of the town, the non-public sector, Point out associate institutions, the hotel sector of the South and the artistic and cultural sector.
On this first extra fat working day, 23 queens and 18 kings paraded on allegorical floats, many dozen disguised teams and going for walks bands and 20 musical floats animated the 1st extra fat working day in Les Cayes for the pleasure of several dozen hundreds of carnavaliers…
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