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Haitian Heritage Museum 9th Annual Discover Haiti Gala Sat. Feb. 23, 2013 7pm-Midnight

Come Discover Haiti at the Haitian Heritage Museum 9th Annual Gala in the beautiful Miami Design District as we celebrate our culture and world history! By highlighting community trail blazers.

PRLog - Feb. 8, 2013 - The Haitian Heritage Museum, the first of its kind in the world outside of Haiti, will honor community leaders who have championed the cause to uplift Haitian heritage and culture during its 9th Annual Discover Haiti Gala on Saturday, February 23rd at the museum located in the Miami Design District. The Haitian Heritage Museum Father Jean Juste Visionary Award is named after the visionary leader who advocated for human rights and social justice on behalf of Haiti's poor. Father Jean Juste is highly regarded as the Godfather of Miami’s Little Haiti community.

Haitian Heritage Museum Father Jean Juste Visionary Award to a special trailblazer within the Haitian community. Will be announced at the Gala.

Honorary Haitian- Commissioner Audrey Edmonson

Corporate Partner –Whole Foods Market South Beach

Cultural Achiever -Claude Charles
Cultural Achiever- Jean Claude Execulin

Haitian Pillar -Tamara Phillipeaux
Scholastic Award-Katiuscia Gregoire

The gala is the museum’s signature fundraiser to support the museum’s outreach and cultural based educational programming at MDCPS including three Museum Magnet schools in the City of North Miami. A taste of Haitian culture will be on full display featuring the museum’s latest exhibition, live entertainment, cocktails and cultural appetizers, as well as silent auction item. You do not want to miss this event!

To purchase tickets go to http://discoverhaitigala.eventbrite.com

About Haitian Heritage Msueum

As the only museum of its kind in the United States, The Haitian Heritage Museum (HHM) was inspired by the need to link all Haitian Americans in the Diaspora together.  The award-winning Haitian Heritage Museum has provided arts exhibitions, cultural arts events, and educational programming to the Miami-Dade County and South Florida community since it was founded in 2004. Located in Miami’s internationally known “Design District,” the mission of the Haitian Heritage Museum is committed to highlighting and preserving Haiti’s rich culture and heritage locally, nationally, and internationally.

By providing this platform as a linkage to Haitian Americans all over the Diaspora and educating the general public about the phenomenal contributions that the Haitian people have made to the world, we will be able to create a legacy for the future generations in South Florida, throughout the United States and abroad.

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