Jazz Festival 2020

WELCOME TO THE 2020 HAITIAN INTL. JAZZ FESTIVAL

18TH – 25TH JANUARY 2020

VOYAGES LUMIÈRE TOURS

The Intl. Jazz Festival in Haiti will include many Haitian Jazz artists, but also many invited Jazz musicians  from the UK, CANADA,FRANCE, GERMANY, SPAIN,  among many other countries.

Joss Stone – English Jazz singer

 

Each nite there are concerts all over the capital of Port-au-Prince and Pétion-Ville for you to enjoy.  Some at restaurants, and some at concert venues, and Voyages Lumière will organise the transport to take you to 2 concerts of your choice.

Plus there are Afterhours concerts in many restaurants so you can enjoy your dinner whilst listening to great Jazz musicians.  No charge for entry.

Cecile – photo by Josue Azor

During the daytime, take advantage of getting to know Haiti’s capital, with its history and art, and also the mountains above the capital.  This way you can combine a love of Jazz, as well as getting to know this fascinating country.

 

We will help you choose the hotel standard of your choice but we have a good hotel rate from Le Plaza hotel. It’s in a very central position and is a well run hotel.

 

Here are some of the tours you can enjoy:

  • HISTORIC CITY – half day tour including:

Seeing the old Gingerbread houses, dating from over 120 years    

Champ de Mars, the Heroes’ square                           

Overview of the history of this tiny fighting island             

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Seeing the damaged Catholic Cathedral, St. Trinity’s Episcopalian and the loss of its native art murals, plus the National Palace, and explaining the loss to the people

Visit to the Historic Pantheon museum

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The Statue of the “Neg marron”

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A restored Gingerbread house

TO INCLUDE ATIST REZISTANS this will be a 6 hour tour and there will be an additional cost.  Lunch is included at the JARDINS MUPANAH Café.

 

2) CROIX DES BOUQUETS METAL ART SCULPTURE VILLAGE –half day

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Metal art shop

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Tree sculpture

Visit the unique village of Noailles in the area of Croix des Bouquets where every house is a metal sculpture workshop.  And every workshop has its own different designs, all made out of recycled steel drums or parts of old cars. There is such a choice that you will need to bring an extra suitcase to take home all your bargains!!

From Trees of Life, to little metal trivets with dragonflies or butterflies on, and beautiful Haitian designed crosses, some in the natural metal color, some in irridescent colors. From little angels with gold wings to Nativity sets with the characters with gold halos and wings.  From original Vodou designs to creative Masks which will look spectacular on your wall inside or outside. You name it, you can get it here.  

3)MOUNTAIN TOUR – Half day

Drive up through the upmarket suburb of Port-au-Prince to Petion-Ville,. seeing the brightly colored houses of Jalousie en route.  Stop at the Observatory with its panoramic view of the bay and Port-au-Prince. 

 

 

Then on up through the rural farming villages of Fermathe and Kenscoff until you reach Furcy, where there are wonderful mountain ranges for which Haiti is named: Ayiti, Land of Mountains. Get out and have a little stroll in the cool mountain air.

Then return back to your hotel

Paul BeauBrun – photo by Josue Azor

 

THE VOYAGES LUMIÈRE/LE PLAZA PACKAGE – for 3 nites includes:

.Airport or bus station transfer to hotel upon arrival

3 nites in a single/double or twin room at Le Plaza hotel incl. breakfast

A 2 course Dinner incl. a drink at Quartier Latin on one evening

TWO TOURS of your choice in the morning or afternoon of Day 2 or 3.

OFFICIAL JAZZ PACKAGE  includes:

1 ticket for a concert at the Karibe Hotel on either the 18th or 25th January with a reserved seat

Access to any of the “After Hours” concerts with a cocktail

Lunch is included in two (2) tours you choose

Transport to each of the chosen concerts – round trip

Airport or bus station transfer on last day

 

  1. THIS IS A MINIMUM NUMBER OF 3 NITES PACKAGE, BUT ADDITIONAL NITES MAY BE REQUESTED.

PLUS IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND OTHER PAYING CONCERTS – THE COST FOR THESE & TRANSPORT ARE NOT INCLUDED

FOR 2 PEOPLE:

PRICE PER PERSON FOR 2 PEOPLE sharing a twin/double room    = $1060.50

PRICE FOR 4 PEOPLE IN GROUP:

PRICE PER PERSON FOR 2 PEOPLE, in a twin/double room   =     $787.50

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT = US$127.50

PRICES FOR OTHER GROUP SIZES INCL. A SINGLE PERSON WILL BE GIVEN UPON REQUEST.

Any change in numbers of people coming, either up or down, will change the price.A 40% down payment will be needed one month before the date, with the balance one week before arrival. If paying by credit card there will be a bank interest fee of 2.5% levied on the total amount.

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For any further information and reservations please contact: 

VOYAGES LUMIÈRE On (509) 3607-1321

or by email on voyageslumierehaiti@gmail.com