Haitian Voodoo Ceremony: this is an article talking about an amalgam of Incarnated spirits, love, sex and gender!
However, If you were lucky enough to have a chance to visit Haiti one day. Maybe you will granted with of invitation to take part in a religious Haitian Voodoo ceremony. Which also called in Haitian Creole “Dans Lwa”.
If you are not yet an initiated to Haitian Voodoo ritual. However, you will be granted a seat in the front lodge as a special guest.
This kind spot is reserved to the honored special noninitiated guest from a different horizon. I am talking about different race, color, nationalities, and religions to let them experience by themselves what Haitian Voodoo ceremony is all about.
In the meantime, from your spot where you will sitting all night. You will be able to observe as best you can this type of beautiful, complex and mystical Haitian Voodoo ceremony.
Keep in mind the first night a Haitian Voodoo ceremony will start as a kind fest. That goes from a quiet dance like a court dance to an inflamed demonstration of people in full exploration of happiness and true wisdom.
Be aware that this scene takes you to a vortex where you will be amazed by something you never saw in your life before a kind of demoniac act of beauty.
Because, people are dancing, singing, drinking rum, smoking some homemade cigars crafted with fresh tobacco.
All kind of people are enjoying, you’ll see kids are playing in the backyard also. Back and front, in and out people circulating toward the buffet table.
They are eating some special occasion dish such as “Fritay” made with spicy fried mix meat, and fried green plantain, fried dumpling serve with a sauce of spicy onion with white vinegar and hot paper.
Some others who do not drink alcohol or who not allow because there are under age will drink ginger tea, hot spicy coffee or spicy chocolate to keep them awake and the body warm enough to enjoy the ceremony.
A kind of force that will make them stay awake all night executed all kind of exotic provocative gesture during a ritual of a nearby body to body dance between male and female.
Around five o’clock in the morning, as you will have arrived in the middle of the evening, it will become painful to keep your eyes open, despite the music, the heat and the proximity of your neighbors.
This article is ended here because I only describe the welcome ceremony on the first night of a series of 7 days and 7 nights ritual. I will tell more in part 2 of a series of article about Haitian Voodoo.