320 Haiti Pictures - Racine Festival 2007, Downtown Miami

Last Saturday Haitians in Miami was dancing to the drumbeat of "Tanbou Lakay" at Racine Festival 2007. Bayfront Park was jam packed with Haitians and Haitian Americans to celebrate "Mizik Rasin".

See all 320 pictures of Rasin Festival 2007 here!

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Racine Festival was great. The festival was hosted by Herntz Phanor of Planet Radio. Vwadezil had a great performance, so did Boukman Eksperians, and Nulook, Krezi Mizik, Rara Lakay, etc...

This year, Azor closed the evening with an amazing performance.

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Are you afraid of Rasin music and Vodou?

I suspect some Haitians are a bit afraid when they hear the word Racine or Vodou.

Do not fear, Vodou is your culture, it is your religion, it is the only thing that links you to your roots back in Africa.

If you think Rasin or Vodou is Satanic, It's OK, I forgive you, after all that's what your Pastor or your priest wants you to believe.

Fortunately, you have a computer with internet access, information is now available at your fingertips, and you can do research in the comfort of your own home.

Ignorance is bliss, as they say. I just spent 3 days doing a research on Vodou. I will release my findings next week and I promise you, you will be shocked.

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Comments...

Cynthia people are just afraid because hatian voodoo. they think is mainly about death.its not.its your religon and you should love it voodoo. brings you... see more
Reply · March 18 at 7:33 PM
Jn Robert <object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="youtube.com name="allowFullScreen"... see more
Reply · February 25 at 8:49 AM
Philippe Jasmin Salutation a toute l'equipe on aimeraient ben savoir les evenement culurelle du cote de Miami juste pour pouvoir infomer au auditeur de Radio etoile... see more
Reply · October 06 at 12:36 PM
Garry Destin I was reading the bible to my kids as I like the Salomon stories, I decided to read it in order to excite them. It is 1king chr 9. starting from... see more
Reply · November 13 at 11:45 AM
Blessed That was a great thing you said and I could have not said it any better than the way you said it. I too (as a seventh day) believe in exactly what... see more
Reply · November 12 at 10:19 PM
Garry Destin although I am a Seventh Day, which is a German religion as most Haitian don't know but I respect my religion (Voodoo) which is my culture. That has... see more
Reply · November 09 at 7:28 PM
Destin Jean Wilner je suis Destin jean wilner, je suis informaticien, je fais installation reseau lan, je suis musicien, je suis chretien, mon rève c'est devenir... see more
Reply · November 09 at 6:17 PM
Patrick De Rosier Ouch! an article of sort about "Racine/Vodou? THREE DAYS! researching with an anticipation to publish findings? Ouch! EMBARRASSING! I... see more
Reply · November 09 at 2:24 PM
Unfortunate I wanted to know is there any way i can get a copy of the music that was played at the racine festival since i was unable to make it there? Or is... see more
Reply · November 09 at 1:49 PM

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