Religious in Gonaïves


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 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…