Failed to connect to MySQL: Access denied for user 'kyltior'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
Kylti Home PageAbout UsHaitiOur WorkGet InvolvedPartnersEventsNewsShopResourcesContact Kylti
News
Why Fly A Haitian Kite? For one thing, flying a kite is fun. In addition to having fun, it's a way to remember and honor the 250,000 plus Haiti earthquake victims; to create immediate jobs for artists; to bring the Haitian Diaspora and Friends of Haiti together as one; and to raise needed funds for Kylti's cultural and arts projects meant to help Haiti rebuild. Learn more

Join The Movement

Add this image to your webpage by copying and pasting the code below.



News
Press Release - Alan Lomax

Listening Party Set for April in Haiti

The Association for Cultural Equity (ACE) and Kimberly Green of the Green Family Foundation are proceeding with repatriation of the Alan Lomax in Haiti box set and full collection, which will likely be deposited at FOKAL in Port-au-Prince and the Digital Library of the Caribbean at Florida International University.

 

A Listening Party focusing on the question of how best to disseminate the recordings and similar documents of traditional Haitian culture will be held with Haitian educators, librarians, and other stakeholders at in late April.

 

Participants will include Monique Rocourt of ISPAN (Institut de Sauvegarde du Patrimoine National); Michelle Pierre Louis, Director of FOKAL, FastForward Haiti; representatives of Université Quisqueya; Kimberly Green of GFF; Gage Averill of the University of Toronto; Anna Lomax Wood of ACE.

 

The group will be asked to critique trial lesson plans based on the box set, created for school children and translated into French. A Kréyol translation of the notes to the box set is being formatted for publication, and a French edition is underway. ACE and GFF are planning a series of video podcasts and a Memory Project on film to be made and distributed with FastForward.

 

For more information, visit the Association for Cultural Identity.