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17th Annual Haitian Compas Festival May 16th, 2015



It’s almost that time of the year again. The Largest Haitian Music Festival is back in Miami for its 17th year of music, food, parties, kompa and zouk.

The Haitian Compas Festival, the U.S.’s largest Haitian music festival, announces that it is taking the sounds of Compas back to Sun Life Stadium on Saturday, May 16, 2015. “Last year’s success made us really think about what the perfect venue would be for us, we took the time to listen to what the fans wanted and Sun Life Stadium won the majority vote,” said Rodney Noel, CEO of Noel & Cecibon Productions.

In its 17th year, the Haitian Compas Festival has become a staple in the Haitian community in South Florida and has become a yearly tradition for tourists and visitors from all around the world. Local and International acts like Djakout #1, T-Vice, CaRiMi, Nu Look, Klass, Disip, Anbyans, Team Lobey, Kanpech, K-Zino, Gabel, Kaysha, Admiral T, Princess Lover and Kreyol La will be joined with DJ’s from around the globe including, Gardy Girault, Tony Mix, Power Mixx, Nicky Mixx and the Untouchables.


[Watch Full Show] Plezikanaval Awards 2015


FullSizeRenderDid you miss Carel Pedre’s 2015 Plezikanaval Awards held at the Karibe hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Go inside to watch the full show which include guest appearances from Haiti’s president Michel Martelly, actress Garcelle Beauvais, artist like J Perry, Mikaben, Izolan (Barikad Crew), Michael Guirand (Carimi), and Shabba (Djakout #1).


Belle Femme: Vanessa Nina, Haitian Model


Haitian American model, Vanessa Nina became an overnight celebrity in the Haitian Music International world after she was featured on Carimi’s video “Mwen Dezole. ” Vanessa is only 5 feet tall and with her beauty, and professional success so far, it is down to individuals like her to demonstrate that beauty does not conform to a specific height. She’s a prime example that shows everyone that beauty comes in many different shapes, colors, sizes. She’s appeared in several music videos and plans to branch off into television shows and print advertisements.

Vanessa Nina is an upcoming South Florida Model as well as a Professional Graphic/Web Designer. She is a hidden gem to the Industry and has been diligently working the past three years to build a name for herself.

She has worked with several local photographers including Distinctive Images, Bogan, Devin Christopher, doing High Fashion Work, Print Work and now branching off into Glamour Work. She not only models, but is an excellent web designer who has been developing and building websites since the age of 11.

Many love to compliment her eyes; she is able to pass for many ethnicities with her eyes.

Also, those who know her know she is a free-spirited individual who chases her dreams. Holding nothing back, Vanessa’s ultimate goal is to become the BEST at anything she does. She’s gifted with so many talents and plans to use each and every one to her advantage.


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