His Excellency Ambassador Paul G. Altidor will be honored at this year’s ” Carnival in the Capital: Roots of Development’s 5th Annual DC Fundraiser” Ambassador Altidor will receive the 2013 Max Pulgar-Vidalaward award on behalf of the Embassy of Haiti in the United States. The event will take place on Saturday, June 29, 2013 from…Details
The Haitian National Soccer Team will play in the U.S. in July during the Gold Cup tournament, which occurs every two years. The sponsoring organization is CONCACAF, the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. The tournament features the top 12 nations. The Haitian team is slated to face Honduras July 8th in…Details
Ready for a Haitian entree? Well, head over to Jaleo DC, Celebrity Chef José Andrés’ restaurant, for an authentic Haitian meal. How authentic? Well, the Embassy of Haiti brought in Chef Stephan Durand from Port-au-Prince, who worked with Jaleo’s head chef Paul Yeck, to prepare a Haitian special that will be featured on the…Details
If the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, the Embassy of Haiti reached many hearts Sunday evening May 19, 2013 as it celebrated its Flag Day with a food tasting event. Chef Stephan Durand and Pastry Chef Valery Abraham traveled from Haiti to prepare authentic dishes which included the staple soup joumou…Details
Haiti’s Flag Day, a celebration of the nation’s history and independence, is about more than the blue and red flag. “Our flag is a symbol of the country’s revolution and freedom,” said Paul G. Altidor, Haiti’s ambassador to the United States. To celebrate Flag Day, which falls on Saturday, May 18, 2013, the Embassy offers…Details
The Haiti Cultural Exchange has an exciting line up of Haitian films in store for its Haiti Film Fest in New York. The festival runs May 09 through 12 and features an emerging filmmakers networking event and the film “Toussaint L’Ouverture.”
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Almost 5,000 visitors took a mini-excursion to Haiti Saturday, May 4, 2013, when the Embassy of Haiti opened its doors for Passport DC’s “Around the World Embassy Tour.” Greeted by an authentic Haitian Rara Band, guests sipped Haitian coffee, tasted Haitian rum punch and enjoyed chicken pastries. A popular photo opportunity was the display…Details
Joining development experts from around the globe, Ambassador Paul G. Altidor speaks in Boston at Massachusetts Institute of Technology about opportunities and challenges in Haiti’s redevelopment. The conference: “Unconventional Wisdom: Learning in International Development Practice,” the second annual gathering of the International Development Group runs May 2 and 3. The meeting will include breakout…Details
The Embassy will showcase Haitian music, food and culture during Passport DC. Be sure to visit as the Embassy of Haiti is one of 44 embassies opening its doors to visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Don’t miss the book signing and presentation April 16 at 12:30 p.m. for the book “Haiti from Below” at the Art Museum of the Americas.