Haiti has a vibrant festival scene which gives an insight into the island’s national identity. One can say Haitians have a festival to celebrate just about everything that pertains to their ideals and traditions.
From music to rum and even film, you name it, there is a festival for it. These festivals are a spectacle to witness as the Afro-Caribbean island’s cultural flair is exhibited through dance and music.
Colour can be seen everywhere; the islanders wear colourful costumes and most tourists who want to experience real Haitian culture plan their trips around the festivals.
Here are five of Haiti’s must-go festivals.