Haiti – Invitation : Commemoration on the Web (FOKAL)
On this January 12, commemoration day of the 2010 earthquake, Haiti remembers on this circumstance, Michèle Duvivier Pierre-Louis, President of the Data and Freedom Basis (FOKAL) declared “[…] For me what’s vital is that this date doesn’t go like that, like a banal date. So we now have to commemorate, we now have to do not forget that there are folks near us who died, that there are folks we have no idea who died, that there are Haitians. and Haitian girls who died and that can not be forgotten…”
FOKAL recollects that on January 12, 2010, 4:53 am, Haiti was violently struck by a lethal earthquake with a magnitude of seven.3 on the Richter scale which left greater than 200,000 households in mourning and injured numerous folks.
11 years later, in Port-au-Prince, devastated and deserted neighborhoods nonetheless bear witness to the size of the catastrophe that destroyed the capital.
Since 2012, the Data and Freedom Basis-FOKAL commemorates this date of January 12 at Martissant Park the place a memorial is erected in reminiscence of the lacking.
Additionally it is vital to not overlook this tragic day, formally declared “Nationwide Day of Reflection and Consciousness on Haiti’s Vulnerability within the Face of Dangers and Disasters”, to lift consciousness among the many inhabitants and remind folks that we’re not proof against the large-scale earthquake dangers and their lethal penalties.
11 years later… The world is weakening, Haiti goes from disaster to disaster. This 12 months, as a result of twin context of well being and safety crises, to commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the earthquake, as an alternative of a face-to-face ceremony, FOKAL and the Parc de Martissant are providing this Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 4:53 am sharp, a broadcast in line entitled “Dwell right here, Inhabit the world”.
11 years later… The place are we ? What have we been by ? This system “Vivre ici, Habiter le monde”, filmed at Maison Dufort, attracts a journey that mixes movies, songs and texts, the widespread thread of which is a dialog between Michèle Duvivier Pierre-Louis, President of FOKAL and younger folks artists. (Realization Pierre Michel Jean and Réginald Louissaint Junior – Enhancing and mixing Patrick Amazan and Stéphane Vernet Augustin – Creative path and manufacturing path Michèle Lemoine assisted by Gary Lubin.)
This journey makes an attempt to nourish reminiscence, to evoke a stability sheet, to impress reflection and to stipulate paths in the direction of a doable transformation.
This commemoration, this Tuesday, January 12 at 4:53 p.m., may be adopted on the Fb web page and on the YouTube channel FOKAL, in addition to on all of the pages of its on-line distribution companions.