Saturday, November 9, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – The Ministry of Culture and Communication informs the general population, cultural specialists, heritage, local communities, porters or holders of the intangible heritage in particular that the “Rara and its various territorial manifestations”, the “Music and the Dance of the Compass”, the “Contredanse”, the “Knowledge and the know-how related to the technique of the route of the Vèvè” , the “Techniques of production Masks papier Macmel Jacmel”, the traditional preparation of “Dous Makòs Petit-Goâve”, “Konparèt de Jérémie”, the Chaka, the techniques of the traditional preparation of “Lalo” Artibonite are officially registered in the National Register of Haitian Cultural Heritage, administered by the Department of Cultural Heritage of the Institution.
The Ministry of Culture and Comm unication, in accordance with Article 215 of the Constitution and in application of Articles 1 and 2 of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Heritage, ratified by the Parliament on 19 February 2019, on the one hand, and the second paragraph of Article 4 of the Copyright and Neighboring Rights Decree of 2005; on the other hand, inform the general population and specialists, local communities, bearers or holders of intangible cultural heritage, in particular that these elements of the intangible cultural heritage are now protected by law.
Consequently, any commercial exploitation is subjected to the legal provisions mentioned above.
Jean Michel LAPIN
Minister resigned from the Cultre