Haiti-Culture: D-3, 12th Edition of the Theater Festival Quatre Chemins

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Only 3 days before the launch of the 12th edition of the Theatre Festival Quatre Chemins, which will take place in Port-au-Prince from 16 to 28 November, Haiti Libre reports.

This year the festival will be held one week earlier than in previous years where it ended in early December. FOKAL, faithful partner of this great cultural event in the country, will host several performances and events of the festival.

“Alongside the Haitian artists, one appreciate the presence of fifteen international artists, and not the least, from South Africa, DRC, Senegal, Spain, the Netherlands, the Switzerland, France, Belgium, Brazil, the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico… from morning until late at night, Port-au-Prince will host theatrical creations, performances, installations, video creations, dozens of hours of workshops, workshops, etc… The festival is a place where art is nothing, free, available to everywhere, offered to all comers, to hurry workers, bystanders, schoolchildren, street children…” said Guy Regis Jr, Artistic Director of festival, in the first festival newsletter.

After Syto Cavé in 2014, the festival will feature actress, director and storyteller Paula Clermont Péan.

The international guest of the 12th edition of the festival: the Urban Scenographies, project led by the artist, set designer and teacher (at the High School for the Arts Rhin / Strasbourg), Jean Christophe Lanquetin and François Duconseille.

Alongside workshops and meetings with guest artists, the public can enjoy several artistic projects, including those of : François Duconseille, Beatriz Munoz Santiago, Sello Pesa, Nathania Periclès, Androa Mindre Kolo, Jean Christophe Lanquetin, Judith Hofland, Anahita Hekmat, Catherine Boskowitz, Maksaens Denis, Steven Cohen etc…

Download the festival program : http://www.haitilibre.com/docs/12e-festival-quatre-chemins.pdf

For the original report go to http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-15757-haiti-culture-d-3-12th-edition-of-the-theater-festival-quatre-chemins.html

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