Events

Carnival in Jacmel

Carnival

Jacmel’s Carnival celebrations are famous across Haiti, and every year thousands of partygoers descend on the city to take part in this fantastic spectacle. Jacmel turns into one giant street theater for the event: …
Religious in Gonaïves

Souvenance

Souvenance begins on Good Friday, and continues for a week, to the constant sound of rara music. Prayers are offered to sacred tamarind trees, initiates bathe in a sacred pond and bulls are sacrificed for the Vodou …
Religious in Gonaïves

Soukri

Soukri is a ritual dedicated to the Kongo lwa. The service is divided into two branches: ‘the father of all Kongo’ takes place on January 6, and the second, larger ceremony, ‘the mother of all Kongo,’ occurs on Augu…
Cultural in Port-Au-Prince & Around

Fet Gédé

On the first and second days of November, Fet Gédé takes over Grand Cimetiére de Port-au-Prince; celebrations are also held in other cemeteries and temples nationwide. They all honor the Gédé, the Vodou trickster sp…