Miss Haiti, Raquel Pelissier, was named first runner-up, while France’s Iris Mittenaere was crowned Miss Universe 2016.
Haiti defeated St. Kitts and Nevis 5-1 in CONCACAF U20s Opener on Saturday February 18 in Costa Rica. Haiti next takes on the United States on Tuesday with the chance to seal a place in the second stage with a victory after the U.S. fell 1-0 to Panama in its opening game on Saturday.
Watch the St. Kitts & Nevis 1 – 5 Haiti video highlights below:
Watch Kreyol La’s “Voye’m Anlè” Kanaval 2017.
When Haitian DJ Michael Brun met with the all-star Racine (roots) music collective Lakou Mizik, the questions was simple: how to make these two musical styles work together and push Haitian culture forward in a unique, but authentic and international way. Their 2017 Kanaval offering – “GAYA” (pronounced “guy-ah”) or “Healing” is the rowdy swaggering answer – a banging dancefloor roots rocker that trades between the frenetic traditional rhythms of Haitian Rara music and the DJ’s signature bass laden production.
Watch the official video for Kaï and Mikaben’s “Magi Pa Karamèl (MPK)” Kanaval 2017.
Listen to Rockfam Lame A “Pwa Grate” Kanaval 2017 featuring Jean Bernard Thomas.
Listen to T-Vice’s “Men Bouldozè A” Kanaval 2017 which is an answer to Djakout #1’s latest Kanaval 2017 track titled “Ti Kriye Pou Kokoye.”