Folks i just found the best idea to get those haitians to put on a costume and play mas, à la trini: Just convince this close knit community and before you know it, the masses will follow...

Kiprogram.com - Haiti's reference point for social activities

black haitians look up to those people even if they hate to admit it. and they try to emulate everything they do. I know for a fact that The Elite would love the idea to set themselves apart from regular peeps in a spectacular way and they will surely take on the features and beads.

Before you know it, all the haitians on the parkway will be jumping in a costume.