Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend At The 4th Annual Little Haiti Book Festival

Courtesy of the Miami Book Fair

If partying South Beach style for Memorial Weekend isn't your thing then the literature lovers of the Miami Book Fair got your back.

The 4th Annual Little Haiti Book Festival will be presented on Saturday May 27 & Sunday May 28 as part of Read Caribbean in partnership with Sosyete Koukouy . The Little Haiti Cultural Complex, located at 260 NE 59th Terrace will feature music performances,children's hands-on activities, Haitian food, film screenings,a Voudou Ceremony, readings and book signings by authors from the Haiti diaspora.

Activities will be free and open to the community.

Established in 1985, Sosyete Koukouy of Miami, Inc. (Sos*ye*te Koo*Kouy), is dedicated to preserving Haitian culture in the United States through education and arts and cultural presentations.

Its mission is to preserve, perpetuate and present Haitian cultural performances and exhibitions to Creole and non-Creole speaking audiences. In support of that mission, Sosyete Koukouy presents and produces cultural programs that increase awareness of Haitian people, its language, rituals and traditions, and its deep roots in the African continent.

It also produces programs that foster greater understanding between Haitian people and people of other diverse ethnicities, cultures and heritage; and foster respect for the arts and artists of Haiti, African and Caribbean by raising awareness of their historical and artistic contributions to the national and international cultural landscape. For more information contact: Jan Mapou: 305-757-9922.

For a full schedule of events click here.

Content courtesy of the Miami Book Fair.