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May 2017 Blog Posts (10)

5 Caribbean Carnivals You Can Still Make It To This Year

Spice Mas, Grenada If you haven't been to Grenada, you need to add it to your list… and soon. Affectionately known as the "Spice Island," it's only right that their annual carnival would be known as "Spice Mas." The most anticipated event of the year for locals and tourists alike, Spice Mas transforms the island of Grenada into a celebration like none other. Jab Jabs, which are unique to…

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Added by omar on May 27, 2017 at 3:18pm — No Comments

CARNIVAL ROAD MARCH WINNERS FROM 1930 - 2017

The Carnival Road March is the musical composition played most often at the "judging points" along the parade route during Carnival. Originating as part of Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, the term has been applied to other Caribbean carnivals.

In…

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Added by omar on May 27, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Happy Independence Day Guyana! 51 YEARS!

TODAY, GUYANA marks 51 years as an independent country after cutting its binding colonial ties with the UK.

This and last week, The Voice has explored various aspects of Guyana's journey, including the recent promise that oil, gold and investment bring, how people will be celebrating plus a review of Miss Guyana UK's activities over the past…

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Added by Mico on May 26, 2017 at 3:26pm — No Comments

The Best Trinidad Carnival Road March Anthems of All Time [VIDEO]

The Trinidad Carnival Road March is considered the Anthem For that year’s Carnival. It’s the song you sing and dance to as you cross the stage. It’s the song that plays in your head over and over when Carnival has long since finished. Officially, it’s the song that is played the most at “judging points” along the parade Route.

These songs, all share a similar theme. That is…

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Added by Mico on May 26, 2017 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Vincy Mas 2017 [VIDEO]

Come to Vincy Mas! Enjoy a spectacular celebration of music, colour, heritage and life. Join in traditional street parties, watch fantastic calypso and steel pan performances, costume parades and much more. The St. Vincent Carnival is a wonderful time to visit this premier Caribbean destination.

St. Vincent’s Carnival, or Vincy Mas, has an identity all of its own. Kicking off with an official…

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Added by Mico on May 20, 2017 at 7:01pm — No Comments

The Soca Paradise Trinidad & Tobago

In terms of historical standing in the Caribbean region, few can match the overall impact of Trinidad & Tobago. This twin republic has given the world: limbo (the dance form), calypso (the music style) and steelpan (the musical instrument), in addition to just enough cultural oddities to make those islands stand out. The landscape, the language, the food and especially the people all are a part of the potpourri that makes the islands a…

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Added by omar on May 8, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

New York City’s favorite rosé picnic and music festival returns in June [VIDEO]

Following the runaway success of Pinknic’s 2016 debut, New York City’s largest rosé picnic and music festival returns to Governors Island this June for a two-day summer fête. 2017’s Pinknic is going to be full to the brim with delectable food, lively entertainment, and, of course, everyone’s favorite pink drink. But that’s not all. This year, we’ve got a few more tricks up our sleeve. …

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Added by Mico on May 5, 2017 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Check out what you missed at St. Maarten Carnival 2017 [VIDEO]

Added by Mico on May 5, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

UPDATED: CARNIVALS AROUND THE WORLD

November 18th - January 8th, 2017
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Added by omar on May 3, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

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