Haitian Dance and Folklore Master Class with Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theater

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, VH 100

The Africans who were brought to Haiti in 1503 as slaves came with their religion, culture and traditions. The celebration of this culture is expressed through dance, songs and drum rhythms. Dancinig to the beat of the drum is a means of communication as well as a celebration of life. Young children dance, old people dance, everyone dances in Haiti. Louines Louinis has been teaching and choreographing Haitian dance for over fifty years. He was the principal dancer and choreographer of The National Folkloric Troupe of Haiti.

This conference will be held in Haitian Creole.

Free and open to the public.