City of Miramar Hosts Haitian Cultural Celebration on May 22

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In celebration of Haitian Heritage Month, the city of Miramar will host a free Haitian Cultural Celebration planned on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Shirley Branca Park Bandshell located at 6900 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, Florida 33023.

The event will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and will feature live performances by popular Haitian band Harmonik, Hip-Hop Cultural Group We Dem Zoes, Drummers Patrick Dorce & The Rara Rock Roots Band and Haitian Folkloric Dancer Manoucheka Luma.

The event will be hosted by Poet Mecca “Grimo” Marcelin. Also, attendees can take the first dose Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 shot on-site courtesy of Broward County. Proof of Florida residency and ID must be presented.

Additionally, in celebration of Haitian Heritage Month, the winning entries from the students Haitian Flag Day contest will each receive a grand prize of $300 and will be acknowledged by having their artwork displayed at the event.

Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis, the host of the event, stated, “The month of May is when we celebrate Haitian heritage and culture and I look forward to celebrating with all our Miramar residents especially members of the Haitian community at the beautiful Shirley Branca Park. I encourage everyone to bring their lawn chairs and blankets as they immerse themselves in the exciting performances by the very talented acts that are lined up to perform. I am also thrilled that residents who have not yet been vaccinated, can take the COVID-19 shot right there at the event, without having to go out of their way to do so.”

Attendees will be treated to a free traditional Haitian meal and beverage. Registration is required at www.MiramarHaitianCelebration2021.Eventbrite.com and a ticket will be required for the free meal.

Masks are encouraged and COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

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