• Naïve Melody PART DEUX

    August 20, 2015

    Tonight at La Salsathèque in Montreal (1220 Peel), Naïve Melody PART DEUX Music by Windows 98 ** Poirier ** Lexis ** Ruined Sundays + Many Surprises Naïve Melodie is the brainchild of Win Butler, Herve K, Regine Chassagne, and DL Jones. 10$ minimum donation at the door. All proceeds go to the KANPE. Please arrive

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  • Regine Chassagne invited to join Chelsea Clinton in Haiti

    July 29, 2015

    Chelsea Clinton, who serves as vice chair of her father’s philanthropic foundation, arrived in Haiti on Tuesday for a two-day visit to promote women and girls. Clinton was joined on the visits by Haitian-Italian fashion designer Stella Jean and rock group Arcade Fire Singer Regine Chassagne (co-founder of KANPE), who also is of Haitian descent.

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  • Thank you Naïve Melodie

    July 28, 2015

    Thank you to all the DJ’s, percussionist and surprise guests for your participation at NAÏVE MELODIE last Thursday at la Salsathèque in Montreal. Because of you, more than $3700 has been collected for KANPE. This money will be used for the next family group participating in our Integrated Program.

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  • DJ Windows 98 (aka Win Butler) and friends benefit night for KANPE

    July 21, 2015

    This July 23, DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler of Arcade Fire) will host DJ night with Haitians percussionists and friends…All proceeds go to KANPE. At La Salsathèque in Montreal (1220 Peel street). Read CultMontreal article here.

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  • KANPE at STE-CATHERINE STREET CELEBRATES in Montreal

    July 13, 2015

    For the second consecutive year on July 11 and 12, KANPE was present at Saint-Catherine Célèbre in Montreal, the largest sidewalk sale in Canada. The KANPE booth featured outreach and artistic performances celebrating rich Haitian culture. Thank you Thanks to everyone who came to support #KANPE at #stecatherinecelebre. Your donation helps keep us moving forward. See

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  • KANPE’S Young Ambassadors

    July 12, 2015

    The desire to help others starts early. The two youngest volunteers at #KANPE are Charlie and Elia. Follow their example!

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  • Regine Chassagne and Win Butler Visit KANPE’s Project in Haiti

    June 26, 2015

    The co-founder of #KANPE, Regine Chassagne, and her husband Win Butler (both members of Arcade Fire) passed through Haiti in late June to visit KANPE’s projects in the village of Baille Tourible.   Win Butler with Program Coordinator Fritz Louis.   Régine and one of the Health Clinic nurse.

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  • Kanpe est à la recherche d’un/une Directeur/trice général/e

    May 17, 2015

    Poste : Directeur général ou Directrice générale de KANPE LA FONDATION La Fondation KANPE -un mot créole qui signifie « se tenir debout »- a été lancée en juillet 2010 par un groupe de citoyens québécois, dont la chanteuse et leader du groupe Arcade Fire, Régine Chassagne, et la femme d’affaires, Dominique Anglade. KANPE a

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  • Kanaval KANPE 2015 mèsi

    April 29, 2015

    More than 1,000 participants! Thank you to our MC, suppliers, artists, volunteers, ambassadors, donors and participants. See you next year ! Thank you to our partners Molson Coors, Evenko, la SAT, NRJ, Fondation Air Canada, Moog Audio, Naya, Lassonde and Barbancourt. Watch the 2015 Kanaval KANPE video here

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  • 3rd Edition of KANPE Kanaval

    February 2, 2015

    Don’t miss the 3rd EDITION of the KANPE Kanaval on Friday, February 20th! DJ night featuring Haitian Kanaval rhythms and rara kompa atmosphere. HOSTED BY ISABELLE RACICOT with DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler of Arcade Fire, joined by Haitian percussionists) DJ Poirier with MC Fwonte Sandy Duperval Fraka C-Pop and more! Haitian market, drums, dancers

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