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Haiti – Carnival of Flowers 2013 : Official opening of the Carnival Festivities – HaitiLibre.com


Friday at Karibe Convention Center, in a decor crowned with flowers, on the occasion of ball of Queens, President Michel Martelly, declared officially open the carnival festivities. Wanting to revive the tradition, the Head of State proceeded to the coronation of the Queen of flowers, Chrislie-Johanne Altidor, which will parade alongside Asline Anthony, Sheila Bejean, Alexandra J. Cadet, Marie Sergelo Elant, Marie-Stanley Imbry, Johanne laurent, Mirlie Madiou, Kattiana marcelin and Michèle Gercy, 10 young girls dressed by 10 of our best local designers who will parade during the three days of the Carnival, 28, 29 and 30 July 2013 from 5:00 pm.

According to Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, this vening performed in honor of the 10 Queens is at the dimension of this great cultural event. Convinced that this carnival event will benefit the country, the Minister took the opportunity to extend its congratulations to the organizers, who thought to revive the Haitian flora through the Carnival of Flowers. via – HaitiLibre.com

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