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Haiti Parade: Community March of Light and Cultural Celebration

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Join us for a 2-Part Event : Morning: Haitian Flag Day Parade and Evening: Konpa Class on Sat. May 18, 2024

Part 1: Haitian Flag Day Parade-A Legacy and A Light for the World. March of Light 221st Anniversary Celebration. 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Bring along Children, Youth to immerse in this Event for Preservation and Reclaiming of their Ancestral Heritage and Identity. The gathering begins in earnest at Gisèle's Creole Cuisine, 2407 Price Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902, at 9:00 AM for Soup Joumou and Haitian Tea. Then, we walk over to Marian Fryer Town Plaza at 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton-Glenmont, MD. The event features traditional Haitian folkloric dance live performance by Julio Jean and accompanying drummers. Do not forget your Favorite Haitian Flag. Let's celebrate this special historical moment/symbol of Heritage Ancestral Achievement !

Part 2: Haitian Flag Day Konpa Dance Class 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Later we invite you at Gisele's Creole Cuisine, 2407 Price Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902 for a Konpa class demonstration with Master Instructor Julio Jean.

We hope you can attend these 2 events and memorialize this day with us.

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