17th ANNUAL COMPAS FESTIVAL, BAYFRONT PARK, MAY 16th 2015
Saturday, May 16 at 2:00pm in EDT
This year marks the 17th anniversary of the Haitian Compas Festival in Miami, Florida, USA.
The annual festival draws thousands of Haitian music fans. The organizers Rodney Noel and Jean-Michel Cerenord have broadened the line-up over the years to include music that the sometimesdoes not fit the traditional definition of konpa.
Now in its 17th year, the Haitian Compas Festival, celebrating Haitian Flag Day, is expected to attract almost 15,000 visitors to downtown Miami, half of them tourists.