Kanaval in Haiti is a major cultural event celebrated through a combination of music and dance. One of the essential parts of the celebration is the many costumes and colors represented in the parades.


Ayiti Community Trust and our host committee are pleased to present our inaugural ball, Gala Kanaval,

A celebration of Ayiti on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach

7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Host Committee
Matthew Anderson
Ghislain Gouraige, Jr
Maryse Penette Kedar 
Verena de Matteis 
JP Michel
Commissioner Jean Monestime
Michele and Don Soffer
Jonathan Vilma

We will honor two special guests, Edwidge Danticat and Marc Alain Boucicault.

Entertainment by the one and only Haitain Superband, Tabou Combo, celebrating 50 years of making the world dance.