Ayra Starr to Headline the Inaugural Midwest Cultural Fest

Ayra Starr, the Grammy-nominated Afrobeats diva, will headline a star-studded roster of international and Haitian musicians to celebrate the Midwest’s rich cultural variety.

The Midwest Cultural Fest will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at the Everwise Amphitheater in White River State Park. After 15 years of organizing this event, officially known as the Haitian Flag Day Festival, the Haitian Association of Indiana (HAI) has partnered with Live Nation, the world’s largest entertainment business, to co-produce this incredible event, taking it to the next level.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Live Nation and other renowned event promoters and to elevate the Midwest Culture Fest to an international spectacle,” said Moise Duge, Executive Director. “Our vision is to celebrate diversity and unity, showcasing global cultures right in the heart of America. This partnership aims to connect people from all walks of life, creating a unique, inclusive festival that highlights the best of music, art, and food from around the world. It’s more than a festival; it’s a movement to bring the world closer, right here in the Midwest.”

HAI has also partnered with some of the most well-known promoters in the business, including Innovative Event Promoters, TashaPromo, Team509 Production, and Island Midfest Indy Promo, to ensure that the Midwest Cultural Fest becomes one of the most talked-about global events, known for its inventiveness and professionalism.

The festival celebrates Haitian culture by combining various musical forms, including Konpa, Raboday, Afrobeats, Hip Hop, and Latino sounds.

Festival attendees may look forward to performances from DJ Stakz, Rocksteady, Osocity, Jason Panton, Kanis, DJ Bullet, DJ Taleb, DJ Frankie Mix a lot, Top Feelin, and more in addition to Ayra Star.

The celebrations include international dishes as well as arts & crafts and music.

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