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Artists for Haïti #1

Artist For Haiti One

Artist For Haiti One

SOLID’AYITI | Artists for Haïti #1
Monday February 1st 2010
@ La Sala Rossa (4848 boul.St-Laurent, metro Laurier)
Doors 20h
Featuring Vox Sambou & Nomadic Massive, Paul Cargnello & The Frontline, The Narcycist, Karma Atchykah and DJ Kobal

Pay-what-you-can, suggested donation $10-20
All donations raised will go towards Lycée Jean-Baptiste Cinéas, Limbé, Haiti

You are invited to La Sala Rossa on Monday February 1st for the first installment of a series of concerts dedicated to raise funds for the reconstruction of Haïti. SOLID’AYITI | Artists for Haïti #1 will unite the artistic forces of  Nomadic Massive and Vox Sambou, Paul Cargnello & the Frontline, The Narcicyst, Karma Atchyka et DJ Kobal.  Donation are PWYC, suggested donation 10$-20$.

Artists for Haiti I will be raising funds for Lycée Jean-Baptiste Cinéas in Limbé, Haiti. For many years the Lycee was using the space of l’ecole nationale des filles until its construction during the 1st term Rene Preval government. The Lycee has 2 sets of classes, morning and afternoon, of approximately 2000 students, boys and girls and 100 staff. However it has no funding, no library, no cafetaria, no computer labs, no court to play in. All funds received will be directed towards this school to secure funding for continued education, all the more important given the devastating events since Jan 12th.

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