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The Caribbean melting pot is a forge that year in and year out cranks out truly epic parties. Blend Afro-Caribbean music and a cupful of rum and you've got yourself a bashment that knows no boundaries.
The region hosts hundreds of celebrations annually, from casual local "jump-ups" to world-class cultural festivals to knee-walking, all-night blowouts. Here's a forecast of the early spring and summer frolics…Continue
Posted on April 19, 2017 at 9:44am
BAHAMAS PRIME MINISTER PERRY CHRISTIE SAYS HE WILL ANNOUNCE THE ELECTION DATE SOON.
The popular Junkanoo Carnival has been delayed but general elections are definitely on in the Bahamas.
Twenty-four hours after Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that Parliament would be dissolved next Tuesday, April 11, officials revealed that the annual festival will now be held from May 18-20, two weeks behind the…Continue
Posted on April 5, 2017 at 4:25am
Portela, one of Rio de Janeiro’s best-known samba schools, has been crowned the champion of this year’s Carnival parades. This is the school’s first winning title in 33 years, earning a score this year of 269.9 points with an allegorical story about the importance of water and its relationship to human life.
This is Portela’s 22nd title in its 93-year history, making it Rio’s most…Continue
Posted on March 4, 2017 at 11:00pm
The three-year reign of Soca superstar Machel Montano is over. The band Ultimate Rejects has won the Road March 2017 title with their smash hit “Full Extreme”.
The song ruled the stage as it was played a total of 556 times, solidifying predictions that it would be the anthem for…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2017 at 11:30pm