On Saturday, November 19, 2011, more than 500 of Boston’s most
prominent corporate professionals, A-listers and socialites, special guest
designers from Haiti and the US, Aksyon supporters, appointed and
elected officials, and community leaders.
Who: Aksyon presents, ‘Contemporary Haiti’ a Haitian Design fundraising Gala in Boston, featuring Wyclef Jean. Aksyon was established to promote the richness of Haitian culture and highlight the innovation, artistry and works created by emerging Haitian artists and designers from the US and
What: A special evening supporting Aksyon in Boston’s 2011 fundraiser ‘Contemporary Haiti’ featuring:
A VIP Dinner Reception featuring Haitian fusion cuisine by celebrity
chef Todd English
A musical performance by Grammy-award and Haitian-American
superstar – Wyclef Jean
Artist Showcase- gorgeous, eye-popping, hand selected fashion, art
and design from emerging Haitian artists and artisans
A post After Party with Dancing and a Dessert Reception
An online auction hosted by charitybuzz from Nov 10 – Dec 1 at http://www.charitybuzz.com/aksyon with incredible celebrity experiences, luxury travel and Haitian art
Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston | 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Schedule: Saturday, November19, 2011
Time: 7:00 – 12:00 a.m.
A VIP Dinner Reception, an Auction, premium Concert seating, and the After Party starting at 9:00 p.m. (VIP reception for VIP ticked guests only)
9:00 p.m – 12:00 a.m. Aksyon After Party featuring the Concert, Dessert,
Tickets: $500 VIP tickets per person | $250 Concert and After Party 9:00 – 12:00a.m.
Benefits: The tragic recent natural disaster in Haiti has highlighted the need for Aksyon. Aksyon was formed by Haitian citizens both living in Haiti and abroad. Aksyon seeks to promote and develop long-term sustainable initiatives to promote Haiti as a positive brand in the areas of tourism, entrepreneurism, permanent housing, and educational programs.
For more information please contact:
29 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 701
Boston, MA 02116