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Festival Minokan: A Celebration of Haitian Culture at Wyckoff House Museum

Festival Minokan: A Celebration of Haitian Culture

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Festival Minokan invites all members of the community to participate in the rich traditions of Haitian culture and Haitian Vodou. Honor spirits and ancestors, praise the Earth, and rejoice in song and dance together. Explore the history of Vodou and the Haitian diaspora through artist’s talks, dance, song, and food. This year, Festival Minokan will be focusing on the sacred site of Seremoni Nanchon Nago.

HISTORY, TALKS, WORKSHOPS

4 – 5:30 PM, History of Haiti independence and Seremoni Nanchon Nago. Artist Talks, Instrument Demos, Song & Dance Workshops

CEREMONY

6 – 8 PM, Performance and Presentation by Fanmi Asòtò. Nago gathering and ceremony around the altar and fire.

Traditional food, drink, and crafts will be available for purchase.

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5816 Clarendon Road

East Flatbush, NY

718-629-5400

  • Standard hours: Friday-Saturday, 1-4 pm; Third Saturday Family Days, 11am-3pm

  • The Wyckoff House & Association preserves, interprets, and operates New York City’s oldest building and it’s surrounding 1.5 acres of farmland. Through innovative educational and farm-based programs we bridge cultural and agricultural gaps in an underserved community by connecting our audience with enduring themes through history, including immigration, land stewardship, and food systems.