March 21 in Paris, inaugural lecture by Yanick Lahens at the Collège de France
On the occasion of the Semaine de la langue française and La Francophonie, Yanick Lahens, the first holder of the French-speaking World President, will hold his inauguration "Write urgent urgency (s), dream of life". This lesson will be followed by lessons in April, May, June and a conference at the end of June. At 6 pm, Collège de France, Marcelin-Berthelot place, 75005 Paris, on invitations, broadcast live on YouTube and on the College de France site.
2014 Femina Award for "Moonshine" (Editions Sabine Wespieser), Yanick Lahens has just published "The bird Parker in the night and other news", a collection of short stories written between 1994 and 2006, which reveal the origin of his novels. She is the author of essays, novels, stories and often award-winning novels.
March 19 in Porte-les-Valence, concert by Leyla McCalla
This musician is originally from Haiti and grew up in New York City and moved to New Orleans. She sings and plays both banjo and cello. At the beginning of 2019 she released her third album "The Capitalist blues" with the collective "Lakou Mizik" in which she explores the jazz and Métis folklore of Louisiana and Haiti. At 8 p.m., The Train Theater, tickets from € 18 to € 22. Other dates: March 21 in Courbevoie, March 27 in Paris.
March 19 in Nevers, dance "The little stories of" with Kettly Christmas
A young audience inspired by the fantasy world of Tim Burton, Les petites histoires gathers four solo & # 39; s designed by choreographers with different backgrounds: Emilio Calcagno, Anthony Egea, Kaori Ito and Kettly Noël. K. Noël lives in Mali, where she leads the Dense Bamako Danse festival and the Donko Seko cultural center. At 8 pm, House of Culture, tickets from 15 to 27 €. Other dates: March 23 to 27 in Paris (at 104).
March 20 in Tours, conference of Jephté Carmil
On the occasion of the symposium "Hierarchies and policy of the living", Jephte Carmil, visual artist and doctoral student in sociology, will give a lecture "When the barbarians are subjected" around these "barbarians" who present a new topography of the bodies in the inventing space plantationnaire. At 2.30 p.m., Esad Talm (Higher School of Art and Design), 40 rue du Docteur Chaumier, 37000 Tours.
On March 23 in Aix-en-Provence, the classical concert of Célimène Daudet
This pianist, laureate of numerous international competitions, presents us a recital by Chopin Liszt. The young woman, born in Aix-en-Provence, invites us to discover the inner, meditative and spiritual Liszt of her poetic and religious harmonies and Chopin's Sonata. 3, one of her last works. At 6 pm, Darius Milhaud Conservatory, 380 av Mozart, Aix-en-Provence.
On March 20 in Paris, poetry with Ferdy Ajax
On the occasion of the Poets Printemps des Afriques and elsewhere, one day a poet, the poet Ferdy Ajax proposes an evening devoted to the poetry and songs of Haiti with the help of the Committee of poets, writers and artist francophones. Last collection published "Montmartre blues". At 6:30 pm, bookstore The skylight of writers, 115 rue de l & # 39; Ourcq 75019.
March 23 in Paris, poetry Tribute to René Depestre and Arthur Rimbaud, by Lovely Merone and the Circle of the Poets of the Sorbonne
On the program: reading texts, songs, with Ferdy Ajax, Luc Larbaletrier, Bi Diallo … Lovely Merone is a novelist, journalist, poet awarded by Europoisie and Unicef 2018. At 5.30 pm, Mompezat cultural space, 16 rue Monsieur Le Prince, 75006 Paris.
March 23 in Paris, lecture by Michèle Pierre-Louis and Lorraine Mangonès in libraries
"Haiti, beyond chaos, libraries for citizenship" is the theme of the conference organized by the Monique Calixte association. Michèle Pierre-Louis, former prime minister, is president of FOKAL Fondasyon Konesans ak libète. A sale of Haitian handicraft takes place for the benefit of the libraries that are supported by the AMC. At 3 pm, CICP, 21 ter Voltaire street, 75011 Paris.
March 23 in Paris, N & # 39; Bee & # 39; Sweet Men concert, Makandal, Ayélé
These groups will act as part of the special Afro-Latin carnival ball in the West Indies. The dancer-dancer N & # 39; Bee (Nerlande Bazelais) leads her group of voodoo grooves with energy. Makandal is an Afro-Caribbean jazz band that plays carnival music. From 10 pm to 2 am, the Small Hall of the Villette, 211 av Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris.
On March 23 in Asnières sur Nouère, Moonlight Benjamin concert
Discovering the Printemps de Bourges and voodoo priestess 2008, Moonlight Benjamin published his third album "Siltane" in 2018, turned to voodoo rock and electric music, arranged by Matthis Pascaud. She plays poetry by Frankétienne and Georges Castera. Mars and Braconne guitar festival, at 8:30 pm, socio-cultural space, free entry.
On March 23 in Aulnay sous Bois, DJ Douly's birthday concert
With a large number of guest artists: Roody Roodboy, Melodeek group, Ronald BS (New York), Vens (New York), Big Tom, Bg Love of Flaï … At 11 pm, Espace Pierre Peugeot, 23 André Citroën bd, 93100 Aulnay under Wood.
March 23 and 24 in St Denis, musical performance by Jackson Télémaque
Around his story "The Lord of the Flies" (editions "The head else", 2018), illustrated by Maïa Mihindou, Jackson Thélémaque gives a musical performance on Saturday 23 at 8 pm and a division of a tea wreath on Sunday at 4 pm. O & # 39; Grand Breton, 18 rue de la Legion of Honor, 93200 St Denis.
On March 26 in Bordeaux, round table with Guy Regis Junior "Haiti: theater for development aid?"
As part of the Africa Week, the writer and director reads his text "From all the earth the great verbilderment". He will participate in a conversation with Emmanuel Poilane from Initiative Développement, Alice Corbet, anthropologist (CNRS) and Pierre-Jean Roca, secretary of SO Cooperation and research engineer at the CNRS. At 8 p.m., Halle des Douves, 33800 Bordeaux.
26 and 29 March in Bourg la Reine and Paris, lectures by Jozef Kwaterko
During a visit to Paris, this Polish professor from the Institute of Romanesque Studies of the University of Warsaw will give two lectures: 26 March on "Black Poles in Haiti. A story that will be forgotten". Second reading on March 29 in Paris on "The spirit of jazz and blues between the poets of the American Renaissance Harlem and the French-Caribbean negritude". On the 26th at 8 p.m., Republic Hall, Bourg-la-Reine. 27 am to 7 pm, scientific center of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 74 rue Lauriston, 75016 Paris.
On March 29 in Paris, Metiskacao and Grégoire Chery concert
The Metiskacao duo formed by the composer and guitarist Amos Coulanges and the singer Kecita Clenard offers a musical evening open to other musicians. Métiskacao sings Haiti through his anonymous and recognized poets. Gregoire Chery is a young committed writer, singer and comedian. At 8:30 pm, the apple of Eve, 1 rue Laplace, 75005 Paris.
March 29 on Questembert (56), Double Dance by Nono Battesti
After the audience prize at the Avignon Off Festival in 2016, Double talks about seeking a balance in identity. Dancer-choreographer Nono and her sister singer Dyna-B live the fusion of contemporary dance / hip hop and live soul music. At 8:30 pm, the Asphodel, 21 rue du Pont Tan, Questembert. Other date: March 30 in Doué in Anjou.
2 April in St Ouen, concert by Melissa Laveaux
The singer and guitarist Mélissa Laveaux, a Canadian of Haitian descent, visits the musical heritage of her parents' homeland again. The songs of Radio Siwèl, his new album in Creole, are popular resistance songs, years in which the United States occupied Haiti between 1915 and 1934. Space 1789, Alexandre Bachelet, rue Alexandre Bachelet, 93400 St Ouen. Other dates: April 4 in Quimper, April 5 in St Barthelemy d & # 39; Anjou, April 6 in Massy.
Until April 14 in Paris, exhibition of photos & # 39; s by Vladimir Legagneur
In honor of photojournalist Vladjimir Legagneur, who died as part of a report in Port-au-Prince, this exhibition wants to illuminate his work with some twenty snapshots and texts, his own and those that accompanied him. Great Neighbors, Oratory, 74 av Denfert-Rochereau, 75014 Paris.
Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in France