Things to do in Miami during Haitian Heritage Month

The month of May holds a special place in Haitians’ hearts Miami Curbed, By Carla St. Louis May 6, 2018 Get in touch with Miami’s Haitian side by celebrating Haitian Heritage Month, 31 days filled with parties, art exhibits, and festivals. The City of North Miami released a list of events to help locals celebrate. Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Jean Monestime, always … Read more

Toussaint Louverture – La Fierte Creole, Alliance Française de Toronto, MARDI 7 AVRIL Chants, poésies, danses rendront hommage à celui qui a joué un rôle historique de premier plan en tant que chef de la Révolution haïtienne mais aussi à l’une des grandes figures des mouvements anticolonialiste, abolitionniste et d’émancipation des Noirs. Né en 1743, Toussaint Louverture est le fils d’un roi … Read more

10th Anniversary Awards – October 26, 2017

We are celebrating our 10th year.   Incorporated in 2007 as a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code, Le Flambeau Foundation is dedicated to intellectual infrastructure development for Haiti via the provision of educational opportunities for Haitian youth.  Our accomplishments include the awarding of full college scholarships, THE SPARK of Le Flambeau … Read more

Former president of Haiti to visit Claflin

The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, South Carolina, January 29, 2017 Former Haiti President Michel Joseph Martelly will make a historic visit to Claflin University on Thursday, Feb. 2, as part of the university’s Visionary Leader in Residence program. He will discuss issues in Haiti as well as opportunities for faculty, staff and student engagement. Martelly … Read more

Michel Martelly, lecturer to Claflin University

IciHaiti, January 29, 2017 On Thursday 2 February, former President of Haiti Michel Martelly (14 May 2011 – 7 February 2016), accompanied by his wife Sophia, will make a historic visit to the Claflin University as part of the university’s Visionary Leader in Residence program, to discuss issues in Haiti as well as opportunities for … Read more

New Year’s & Independence Day Recipe

Dear Friends, On January 1st 2017 we celebrate the arrival of a new year filled with powerful optimism for an outstanding series of new achievements. On this same day we also celebrate the 213th anniversary of the independence of our beloved Haïti (January 1, 1804) – setting a precedent that opened the doors of opportunity for … Read more

New Year’s Feast of Soup Joumou

These Le Flambeau Foundation Culture Sharing Vignettes are presented as part of the Foundation’s commitment to education for our youth in Haiti .  Food for the mind, soul and heart.   Haitians all over the world make Soup Joumou every New Year’s Day (January 1st) to celebrate the independence of Haiti on January 1st, 1804.  Haiti cast off … Read more

Holiday Highlights 2016

December 24, 2016 Dear Friends: HAPPY HOLIDAYS! It seems as if the year 2016 came and went in the blink of an eye and we now find ourselves facing the end, and the beginning. Natural disasters, political shifts, and economic restructuring; all played a role in this year’s story. From a Le Flambeau Foundation standpoint … Read more