Miami, Florida – As Haitian Heritage Month is underway, L’Union Suite, alongside, Dr. Jean Junior Romelus, also known as DJ Scripz, are honored to present The Haitian Polo Documentary, a film based on the young Haitian immigrant experience in Brooklyn, New York during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Bringing the film to Miami on Friday, May 25, 2018, after a short tour in Haiti, DJ Scripz shines a light on the dark truth about growing up Haitian, when there was no cultural month designated for you.
Kingston, Jamaica: The finalists in the 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Competition are in high spirits and full preparation mode, as they power along the journey to the Grand National Finals in July. Following on their successful completion of the second round of competition, where the 30 semi-finalists went head to head for one of the coveted top ten spots, the finalists, which includes a mass choir, have been in the studios working with various note-worthy and award winning producers to put the final touches on their entry songs. Up next on their journey will be a series of road shows across the island, beginning in the second city, Montego Bay in June.
Kingston, Jamaica: The top three winners of the Jamaica Visual Arts Competition’s coveted 2017 Jury Prize will see their works exhibited at the Jamaica Conference Centre, Port Royal Street, Kingston, from May 21 to May 31. The exhibition, which will be launched on Sunday, May 20 beginning at 3:00 pm, will feature the works of outstanding artists Jermaine Morgan, Dwane Bailey and Michele Lee Lambert who received the first, second and third overall awards, respectively.
Haitian Heritage Museum| Opening Exhibition| "MATRIARCH" | Was a huge success! So many "Matriarchs" and "Patriarchs" came out during opening night and supported the event. The series presents an artistic exploration into the contemporary spectrum of the attributes of our "Matriarchs".