In the presence of several authorities from the South East public administration, operators of the Jacmel carnival, members of the local press, the town hall of the town opened Friday, October 15 the 2022 carnival site, which will take place around the theme: “Jakmèl vil kanaval pou toutan” According to the chairman of the Jacmel interim commission, Marky Kessa, from this launch, artisans can start preparing for the 2022 version of their city’s carnival. “We encourage the state authorities as well as the actors of the private sector who financially help the artisans, to support the latter” insisted Mr. Kessa. For his part, the spokesperson for Caresem, federation of masked groups, Elie Blaise, underlines that the carnival is apolitical, and can contribute enormously to the development of the country. “Safety is mandatory for a successful carnival. So we ask the State to guarantee this aspect of the preparations as well, ”said Elie Blaise.