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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

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

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

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

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

Added by Mico on May 5, 2017 at 6:00pm — 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

A Guide how to deal with your Ex on Carnival

Carnival! The most wonderful time of year! Friends, family and acquaintances unite, and blissfully fete for days and nights on end, creating a slew of wonderful memories that culminate in the greatest show on earth.  We wait all year to enjoy the latest soca hits, throw on our sexiest outfits, link up with our besties, and of course, show off our hard work in the gym Monday and Tuesday.  What could possibly go wrong?  What could possibly interrupt this…

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Added by Mico on December 6, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

PINGXI SKY LANTERN FESTIVAL

While Chinese New Year tends to get all the attention, one of the more subtle and beguiling celebratory days in the Chinese calendar is the annual Sky Lantern Festival. In a blaze of luminous glory,…

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Added by omar on September 23, 2016 at 1:17am — 1 Comment

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

Check out Wyclef, Kes, Shabba Ranks, Grace Jones and more at the Tobago Jazz Experience

The Tobago Jazz Experience is Tobago’s biggest annual music event. Celebrating jazz, the indigenous music of Trinidad and Tobago and new music from around the world.

Taking place on one of the world’s most idyllic tropical islands, the festival offers much more than music. It represents everything Tobago is renowned for.…

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Added by Mico on April 27, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

More Bacchanal Jamaica for YOU [VIDEO]

Bacchanal Jamaica 2017 from Yaad Snap

Added by Mico on April 27, 2017 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Check out what you missed at Bacchanal Jamaica Carnival 2017 [VIDEO]

Another Season of Carnival in Jamaica over. See for yourself how it was! …

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Added by Mico on April 24, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Caribbean Festivals

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…

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Added by omar on April 19, 2017 at 9:44am — No Comments

The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is just around the Corner [VIDEO]

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Amp Up The Music! Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Kicks-off its events in the home of the second capital, Grand Bahama on April 28th. This is only one of many other Carnival events hosted by the Bahamians. 

This amazing two-day event is the debut event for the stars of the Music Masters song competition. Grand Bahamians are treated to the newest, hottest Bahamian hits as the semi-finalists battle it out on a…

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Added by Mico on April 17, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Antigua Sailing Week with Damian Marley (April 29th - May 5th)

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, (April 11, 2017)— Internationally acclaimed reggae artist, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley – the youngest son of the legendary Bob Marley – is set to headline the eighth edition of Antigua Sailing Week’s Reggae in the Park. The concert is one of the most highly anticipated events on the Antigua Sailing Week party calendar.

The award-winning Grammy…

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Added by Mico on April 17, 2017 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Bermuda Carnival where Everyone is a Hero, June 2017 [VIDEO]

COME PLAY WITH US!

FETE FATHERS

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend is a series of events organized by the BHW Ltd. who are dedicated to providing unique cultural experiences and quality entertainment.  The BHW Ltd team are not only avid carnival-goers but, collectively, have over 15 years of producing successful events and have gained the respect of some of the top celebrities in the world of Soca…

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Added by Mico on April 6, 2017 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Barbados Reggae Festival from April 23-30th, 2017 [VIDEO]

Debuting in 2005 on Farley Hill National Park, the Barbados Reggae Festival steadily grew into a main spectacle each year. Showcasing live performances from the hottest names of reggae from the local, regional and international arena, this festival has made its way onto the calendar of many Caribbean and foreign reggae enthusiasts.

Over the years, the Barbados Reggae Festival stages have been graced by many…

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Added by Mico on April 10, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Carnival in The Bahamas Postponed With Elections In The Air

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…

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Added by omar on April 5, 2017 at 4:25am — No Comments

How about a Month full of Carnival Fetes in St. Thomas starting in April [VIDEO]

Start Date: April 01, 2017

End Date: April 29, 2017

It is the biggest party of the year, and each island has its own.

St. Thomas' Carnival culminates in the final week of April.…

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Added by Mico on April 1, 2017 at 2:34pm — No Comments

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