Join us at the Great Minnesota Get-Together for Afoutayi Dance! This music and arts company produces high quality events dedicated to promoting knowledge and understanding of Haitian culture, history and traditional arts.
Established in California by founder and artistic director Djenane Saint Juste, the company relocated to Minnesota in December 2014 and now performs throughout the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota area. Afoutayi is a family collaboration with Saint Juste’s mother, Florencia Pierre, and brother, Jeff Pierre. Together, they bring artists across disciplines from Haiti and the United States to participate in an annual festival celebration, along with a plethora of classes, professional performances, cultural festivals, and community-based events.