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May is Haitian Cultural Heritage Month

For 15 years, Miami-Dade County has recognized Haitian Cultural Heritage Month. This year’s theme is “Haiti: Witness the Renaissance, Relive the Magic.”

Select events

Saturday, May 2
6-11 p.m.
Little Haiti Cultural Center
212 NE 59 Street, Miami

Friday, May 8
North Miami – Haitian Heritage Month Opening Ceremony
6 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125 Street, North Miami

Saturday, May 9
Taste of Haiti
4-10 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art Plaza
770 NE 125 Street, North Miami

Friday, May 15
Haitian History Bee Championship – preliminary competition
3:30-6 p.m.
Little Haiti Cultural Complex Theater
212 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami

Big Night Little Haiti
6-9 p.m.
Little Haiti Cultural Center
212 NE 59 Street, Miami

Saturday, May 16
17th Annual Haitian Compas Festival
3 p.m.
Sun Life Stadium
2267 NW 199 Street, Miami Gardens

Sunday, May 17
Madam Gougouse Soccer Game
2 p.m.
Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus
Athletic Stadium
2555 NW 151 Street, North Miami

Sunday, May 24
Haitian Caribbean Book Fair
Little Haiti Cultural Center
212 NE 59 Street, Miami

Wednesday, May 27
4th Annual Haitian History Bee Championship
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Chamber
111 NW 1st Street, 2nd Floor, Miami

Flag Day celebrations

Sunday, May 17
: Notre Dame D’Haiti Catholic Church, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, May 18: North Miami City Hall, 2 p.m.
Monday, May 18: Museum of Contemporary Art, 6 p.m.

Haitian art displays

Displays of Haitian art will be up at the following locations throughout the month:

Stephen P. Clark Center lobby
111 NW 1st Street, Miami

Haitian Heritage Museum
4141 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami

Little Haiti Cultural Center
212-260 NE 59 Street, Miami

1015 N. American Way, Miami

Center for Haitian Studies
8260 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami

Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center
5000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami


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