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City of Everett hosts Haitian Heritage Month Kickoff event

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Everett community comes together to enjoy Haitian food, dancing and live performances


  The City of Everett recently hosted the Ansanm Nou Kanpe (Together We Stand) event to bring the community together in celebration of Haitian Heritage Month at the Everett Recreation Center. A great time was had by all attendees. They enjoyed delicious Haitian cuisine and amazing live musical performances representing Haitian culture. There was dancing, singing and much festivity throughout the night.

  “Everett has a large and wonderful Haitian community and it was great to see so many come out to celebrate their heritage together with people of other cultures as well,” said Mayor Carlo DeMaria. “I would like to thank all of the organizers, performers, vendors and volunteers that made the event a rousing success. Your efforts enable us to continue to host these types of events to help create an Everett for Everyone.”

  If you would like to know about all the upcoming events the City of Everett has planned, please visit cityofeverett.com/calendar/category/events/list. You can also follow the City’s social media pages on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Facebook: @cityofeverettma and @mayordemaria. Instagram: @cityofeverettma and @mayorcarlodemaria. Twitter: @Mayor_DeMaria. All residents are welcome to join the City of Everett for all the exciting events they have planned.

Elected officials, City of Everett employees and community members gathered together for the Haitian Heritage Month kickoff event.
The community gathered together at the Everett Recreation Center to celebrate Haitian Heritage Month.
Dancing was a must!
There was plenty of food outside the Recreation Center.
Attendees enjoyed a variety of performances.

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