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Haitian Heritage Month

Pompano Beach
May 01 - May 31

Haitian Heritage Month is a nationally recognized month celebrated in May. It celebrates the vibrant culture and distinct art.

Pompano Beach proudly celebrates this May with a wide range of events. Join us for the celebration.

Event Line-Up

April 21 - July 19, 2023 Exhibition - ANN APRESYE ZEV ATIS AYISYEN


Celebrating the exploration and synthesis of national symbols, daily activities, social denunciations and religious traditions, this exhibition demonstrates the universal scope of Haitian art. In celebration of Haitian Heritage month, Pompano Beach Arts and the Latin American Arts Pavilion (LAAP) will host an exhibition. Click here to learn more.

  • April 21 | Artist Reception
May 4 – Lunch w/ Art Poetry Edition | Pompano beach Cultural Center

Join us for a special workshop that encourages you to step out of the mundane and explore your potential and escape from the daily stresses of life while you experience the theme of the month. Click here to learn more.

May 6 – Story Time at the Blanche Ely House Museum | VIRTUAL

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May 6 – Konpa Pompano | Ali Cultural Center

Intended to introduce participants to Haitian music and dance cultural. This lively program will engage and elevate both beginners and seasoned dancers alike. Click here to learn more.

May 9 – Haitian Heritage Month Film Screening | Pompano Beach Cultural Center

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May 21 - Art on a Platter | Ali Cultural Center CANCELLED

Art on a platter will celebrate the growing art scene in Pompano, highlighting an authentic Haitian Experience Brunch and Day Party. Join us for Art on a Platter where you'll enjoy a food tasting of Haitian Cuisine, an open bar with Haitian classics, and pop-up art performances. Including sensual Konpa, traditional Haitian dance, steel drums, poetry, a DJ, and more!

Food tasting, art and culture mixer. Hosted by Eccentrich. Click here to learn more.

May 25 – Montage Virtual Film Series| Boy with Angel Wings by Frantzy Morea | Virtual (Zoom)

Montage is an exciting program that unites aspiring filmmakers, industry professionals, film lovers, and the general public are invited to participate in candid discussions intended to build a community of support for emerging filmmakers.

Tune in to this month's curated indie films showing followed by an insightful conversation with the filmmaker. Click here to learn more.

May 26 – Dessalines Lives! Concert by Jean Caze| Ali Cultural Center

In honor of the liberator and first ever Emperor of Haiti, Jean-Jacques Dessalines “Dessalines Lives!”, will feature a collection of compositions that tell the fascinating story of his life. Click here to learn more.

Haitian Heritage Month