Fete Gede Celebration

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in News and Events, Photos | No Comments

November 1st is a Haitian national holiday. Fete Gede is a for the day of the dead. Thousands converge on the Haitian capital’s main cemetery to honor the Gede and the father of them all, Baron Samedi. They lay out gifts such as homemade beeswax candles, flowers, food and, to warm the Gede’s bones, bottles of rum stuffed with chilli peppers.

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