With the presence of a daughter of Haitian immigrants, Michele Delisfort at the head of the Municipality of Union Township in New Jersey, 43rd city of the United States, “ the haitian flag day celebration “did not go unnoticed on Thursday, May 16 with an exceptional gala evening in honor of the Haitian community
Saturday, May 18, 2019 ((rezonodwes. com)) – As a prelude and the very day of the Flag Day, celebrated on May 18 in Haiti, especially in Acahaie, the Haitian diaspora feels a certain pride to see floated for a whole week, the National Bicolore at the flagpole of some public buildings in the United States.
Union Haitian American Civic Association (UHACA) gathered in the afternoon of Thursday, May 16 at the main entrance of the Municipality of Union-NJ, several tens Haitian nationals, officials of the city, and American-Haitians mostly sons and daughters of Haitian immigrants including Mayor Michèle Delisfort, to recall the importance of the gesture of Dessalines to Arcahaie, May 18, 1803.
In an atmosphere conviviality, several people marched in the tribune to make particularly the history of our two-color which, in principle, according to the good wishes of Dessalines, recalled Michele Delisfort, should be the link between the blacks and the mulattoes. The mayor Delisfort, who did not fail to thank other local elected officials for their presence at this ceremony “ Haitian Flag Day “, reviewed the various transitions that the two-color has undergone over the years finally, since February 1986, to preserve this configuration.
The Flag, this pride to see him hoist to the mast of an American public building, is also tested by the Haitian consul in New York, Gandy Thomas, who had made the
The festival was to continue in the evening of Thursday with a “gala of recognition” of the gesture of May 18 which would lead to November 18, 1803, then January 1, 1804 making us, people of the first independent black nation in the world.
At this gala evening that lasted for several hours, to the sound of live music performed live, were presented to the audience several American-Haitian leaders who carved out a place for themselves in their respective communities.
Rezo Nòdwès invites you to live in the colors and the different sequences marking the day of the Flag Union-New Jersey.
Furthermore, we would like to recall that the day of May 18 will also be marked by various activities carried out in New York City. However, the highlight of May 18, it is in Miami that beat all hearts this Saturday, May 18, failing to be at Arcahaie sou habitasyon Catherine Flore .
That one day applies STRICTLY at 08:00 in the morning and at 04:00 in the afternoon, the salute to the flag at the first raising of colors. A bit of pride still lingers !