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Hasma In Collaboration With Le Sommet Foundation & Association Les A, & Talen Creole, Commemorate 220Th Anniversary Of The Haitian Flag With Spectacular Celebration.

Source: SMN-News 21 May 2023 08:50 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- HASMA in collaboration with Le Sommet FouNDation & Association Les A, & Talen Creole, Commemorate 220th Anniversary of the Haitian Flag with a Spectacular Celebration
The Haitian Association of St. Maarten (HASMA), Le Sommet FouNDation, aND Association Les A & Talen Creole joined forces on Thursday, May 18th to celebrate the 220th anniversary of the Haitian Flag in a vibrant aND inclusive event held at Emilio Wilson Park. HuNDreds of atteNDees from various backgrouNDs came together to honor the rich history aND cultural significance of the Haitian flag.
The event featured a diverse range of activities that immersed atteNDees in the beauty of Haitian culture. The park buzzed with music, delicious food, aND captivating cultural displays, inclUDing traditioSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAl attire aND historical depictions. The festivities created an atmosphere of unity, allowing the Christian community, local residents, aND people from different communities to connect aND appreciate the heritage of Haiti.
Dignitaries aND special guests from both sides of the islaND graced the celebration, adding to the graNDeur of the occasion. The Vice President of HASMA, Who also holds the Hat as president of Le Sommet FouNDation Mr. NDidate' href='/newspolitician/736/fabio-doralice'>Fabio Doralice, expressed his delight at witnessing the overwhelming sUPPort aND participation of iNDividuals from other SPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAtioSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAlities paying homage to the Haitian flag, eagerly queuing up to savor Haitian cuisine, aND embracing the rich cultural experiences. He exclaimed, "This year's Flag Day celebration has exceeded our expectations aND has become the largest we have ever seen. On behalf of all Haitians, I want to exteND my heartfelt gratitUDe to St. Maarten for welcoming us aND allowing us to make this islaND our home. We will forever be grateful."
The event also touched the hearts of non-Haitian atteNDees, who showed profouND respect aND paid tribute to the Haitian flag aND the Haitian people for their significant contributions. One spectator, not of Haitian descent, shared their sentiments, stating, "I am truly moved by the Haitian flag aND the remarkable achievements of the Haitian people. Today, I join in celebrating their culture aND expressing my admiration for their resilience aND determiSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAtion."
The Haitian Association of St. Maarten (HASMA) remains committed to preserving aND promoting Haitian culture on the islaND. The "FET DRAPO" celebration, held annually, plays a vital role in achieving this goal. This year's event made possible through collaboration with Le Sommet FouNDation aND others, proved to be a resouNDing success, fostering unity, patriotism, aND appreciation for the Haitian heritage. "Today, as we commemorate the 220th anniversary of the Haitian Flag, I am filled with immense joy aND gratitUDe that we were able to celebrate this significant day on its actual anniversary, May 18th. It is a remarkable coincidence that this year, May 18th is a holiday for both French aND Dutch SXM, allowing us to come together as one community aND honor the Haitian flag in unison. We are truly fortuSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAte aND grateful for this alignment, as it symbolizes the unity aND solidarity we strive for on this islaND. I exteND my heartfelt appreciation to everyone who contributed to making this Flag Day celebration a resouNDing success, aND I am proUD to witness the continued growth aND recognition of Haitian culture in St. Maarten. Together, we honor our heritage aND forge a brighter future for all."- Jimmy Jean Louis-President of the Haitian Association of St. Maarten (HASMA)
HASMA exteNDs its gratitUDe to all atteNDees, Haitian organizations, associations, Religious & interest groups, aND the entire population of St. Maarten for their enthusiastic participation. The association also acknowledges the sUPPort of Le Sommet FouNDation, Global transf, NDidate' href='/newspolitician/754/francisco-lacroes'>Francisco Lacroes, St Maarten marine engineering consultant, Kat sou tab Radio show, Sakpase barber shop, Bonbagay barber shop, A1 laNDscaping & mainteSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAnce, L'Bougie entertainment, MSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA auto parts, Raj Electronics, Omni-Sint Maarten & Mr. NDidate' href='/newspolitician/736/fabio-doralice'>Fabio Doralice Those interested in sUPPorting future events or learning more about HASMA or The Le Sommet FouNDation are invited to contact us at or LESOMMETSXM@GMAIL.COM or call 1721-5268232.

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