Thursday, March 6, 2014

Ten Examples Of Haitian Kanaval (Carnival) 2014 Songs

Edited by Azizi Powell

This post presents ten videos of songs from the Haitian carnival that was held on March 2, 3, and 4th, 2014. These videos are just a small sample of the numerous Haitian kanaval 2014 songs that were posted on YouTube.

I selected these examples from the Haitian carnival 2014 that I watched* because they met my aesthetic taste for sound, beat, and video content. Unfortunately, I don't speak or read Haitian Creole, the language I think was used for these songs, their titles, the publisher's summaries and most of their viewers' comments. Consequently, I don't know what is being sung. I hope that it's something good. :o)

* I viewed & listened to about 25 videos, but this website that I found listed 65 Haitian carnival 2014 songs: That website also listed the number of times that the songs were downloaded. I didn't do a thorough check to verify that all of the songs featured in this pancocojams post are included in that list, but I assume that they are. indicates that "Music is one of the most important ingredients of the Haiti Kanaval. Musicians generally engage in a wide range of genres, including Haitian rap, zouk, Compas music, and mizik rasin." [snip] I'm not sure about what the music genres are for the examples that are featured in this post. I would appreciate learning any information about these songs and their performers.

The content of this post is presented for cultural, entertainment, and aesthetic purposes.

All copyrights remain with their owners.

Thanks to all those who are featured in this post. Thanks also to the publishers of these videos on YouTube.

These examples are presented in chronological order based on their YouTube posting dates with the oldest examples given first. When two or more videos were posted on the same date, the videos are posted in alphabetical order based on the first letter of their titles. No editorial comments or viewer comments are posted with these examples.

Video #1: Olivier Martelly [Kanaval 2014 Official Video] "kase Le Zo" Ft. Roodboy & Top Adlerman

FredAccess kompa, Published on Feb 1, 2014

Video #2: Anbyans - Pran Lari A Kanaval 2014 [Official Video]

plezikanaval, Published on Feb 8, 2014


Kale Pwa TV, Published on Feb 8, 2014

Video #4: Scandal Mizik -'' Perle des Antilles'' (kanaval 2014)

Emmanuel V, Published on Feb 8, 2014

Video #5: Chalè "Fè Bagay" [Kanaval 2014]

Evens Siméon, Published on Feb 9, 2014

Video #6: Chachou Boyz - Chachou Refel Anko [Haiti Carnaval 2014 Video]

Kale Pwa, Published on Feb 14, 2014

Video #7: Vwadezil - N'ap Koupe Yo Fache Kanaval 2014 Official Video

plezikanaval, Published on Feb 20, 2014

Video #8: Brothers Posse [Kanaval 2014 Haiti] Chochonet

Kale Pwa, Published on Feb 21, 2014

Video #9: Koudjay & King Kessy [Kanaval 2014] Beton An Pou Nou 2

Kale Pwa, Published on Feb 23, 2014


Roberto Martino, Published on Feb 24, 2014

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DP: Dalex St Juste, Abdias Laguerre
Editor :Oriol Vatelia

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