Haitian Voodoo Festivals

Haitian Voodoo is a religion brought to the island of Haiti by African slaves.
Voodoo, meaning “spirit,” may be one of the world’s oldest ancestral, nature-honoring traditions. At a voodoo ceremony, believers gather outdoors to make contact with the Loa, any of a pantheon of spirits who have various functions running the universe, Rituals and sacrifices are used to rejuvenate them, and it is believed that the life force of a sacrificed animal will transfer to the spirit,To the Haitians, Voodoo is the true path, and fulfillment comes through service to the spirits

Haitian Voodoo Cap Haitien

Haitian Voodoo Festival at La Plaine du Nord:
The St Jacques Majeur is by far the biggest celebration during which revelers spend up to 15 days in the village offering candles, food for the poor and money for the church and celebrating.The festival it is part spiritual renewal and Possession is part of West African religious traditions. Voodoo is a mix of Catholicism and West African beliefs.