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Check out Zimbabwe's Carnival [VIDEO]

From September 1 until today, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has been hosting the Harare International Carnival.

Carnival is a concept involving street festivities which take part in many countries. Originally it was held by Roman Catholics during Lent in Roman Catholic countries, but the concept has spread the world over to include other countries outside religious…

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Added by Icom on September 11, 2017 at 9:56am — No Comments

2 shot at Cambridge Carnival, followed by second shooting in Cambridgeport

According to the Cambridge Police Department, two people were shot late Sunday afternoon at the Cambridge Carnival.

In a statement issued to the media Sunday night, the department reported two people sustained non-life-threatening, lower body gunshot wounds at about 4:44 p.m. near the intersection of Main and Albany Streets in Kendall Square.

This year’s Carnival included a…

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Added by Icom on September 11, 2017 at 9:49am — No Comments

Cali takes Soca Coast2Coast

New York-based soca starlet Cali Gray will represent soca music and T&T at the American Coast2Coast Live artiste showcase this month.

Cali, real name Calika Grayson, is the only soca act to be selected for the 16-act showcase, carded for October 17 at the Hall of MP, Brooklyn, New York. The event will feature the best young hip hop, R&B and pop music talent in the Tri-State area.…

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Added by Icom on September 11, 2017 at 9:44am — No Comments

Soca Star Brings New Album, Calypso: The Unsung Legacy

MULTI-FACETED soca star GBM Nutron has dropped his eagerly awaited debut album, Calypso: The Unsung Legacy.

Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and based in Brooklyn, New York, Jason ‘GBM Nutron’ Carter is a bonafide triple threat who has been igniting the Caribbean music scene for years now, first as an acclaimed producer and talented songwriter, and now as an…

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Labor Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York [VIDEO]

Check out how Labor Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York went down!

Another one: …

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Added by Icom on September 5, 2017 at 10:14pm — No Comments

Check out what you missed at European's biggest Carnival in Notting Hill, London

Check out Notting Hill's madness! 

Watch who else was dancing!…

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Added by Icom on August 29, 2017 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Belize Carnival on September 9th, 2017

Vice President of Belize Carnival Association, Patrick Thompson:

“The new route that everybody been waiting to hear is that we start at our original point which is Ceasar Ridge, we go up the boulevard, we take a right contrary to traffic up Vernon Street, then we take a left into youth for the future drive, we go into Douglas Jones Street, Cinderella Plaza, we take a right…

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Added by Icom on August 23, 2017 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Want to join the Labor Day Parade at Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn? [VIDEO]

The end of summer means catching all the color and excitement as millions of New Yorkers line up along Eastern Parkway for the Brooklyn Labor Day parade on Monday, September 4, 2017.

This year, the West Indian American Day Parade & Carnival celebrates its 47th anniversary as it continues to enjoy the distinction of being New York City's biggest cultural festivals by…

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Added by Icom on August 19, 2017 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Cancun Jazz Festival [VIDEO]

The Cancun Jazz Festival isn’t for casual music fans — the four-day Labor Day Weekend festival is a full-blown, all-inclusive event. Ticket prices start at $1,600 per person and include accommodations at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, all food and drinks (including alcohol), and access to events and parties. And don’t forget about the music — this year, the waterfront stage will be graced by George Benson, Brian McKnight, and Kenny…

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Added by Icom on August 19, 2017 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Grenada Spice Mas 2017 [VIDEO]

The premier cultural event, ‘Spicemas’ is Grenadian expression in all its glory, climaxing during the second Monday and Tuesday in August. Brimming with pageantry and expression linked to our African, French, British and Caribbean heritage, Carnival is colorful, humorous and full of surprises. Calypsonians, steel pan orchestras, beauty contestants, ‘fancy mas’ bands and others perform and parade to compete for Carnival honors. Grenadians gather to…

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Added by Icom on August 11, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

Carnival Kingdom at Caribana Toronto Carnival [VIDEO]

Just us for the special Caribana Event: CARNIVAL KINGDOM on Carnival Saturday August 5th, 2017.



The largest and most anticipated concert and outdoor event fete is back. Carnival Kingdom 2017 will once again, break the mold of the ordinary with the most advance production, sound and VIP party experience known to Toronto Carnival weekend.



As always, a roster of…

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Added by Icom on August 5, 2017 at 11:54am — No Comments

Jamaican Independence Day Celebration

In the home of all right we are always celebrating. Celebrate Jamaica’s independence from July 31 – August 6, 2017 at Jamaica Festival in Kingston or Montego Bay.

This period features many exciting events which showcases the talents of Jamaicans. The float parade and grand gala brought back in 2008 forms the zenith of the celebrations and have helped to strategically revitalize and engender the nostalgic…

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Added by Icom on July 31, 2017 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Check out European's Greatest Carnival [VIDEO]

Notting Hill Carnival, Europe’s biggest street festival, is a vivid spectacle representing London's multicultural past and present. It's also a vital date in any party-lover's diary. But, whatever you do, don’t go anywhere without reading our guide, which includes invaluable information, tips and travel details about Notting Hill Carnival 2017.

When does Notting Hill…

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Added by Icom on July 31, 2017 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Soca Royale 2017 result {VIDEO}

Listen to Best of Barbados for Crop Over 2017 Soca Royale 2017 results

Party Monarch Results



1. Lil Rick Energy



2. Ras Iley & Grynner D 2 Ah We…



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Added by Icom on July 25, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Spicemas 2017, Grenada [VIDEO]

The premier cultural event, ‘Spicemas’ is Grenadian expression in all its glory, climaxing during the second Monday and Tuesday in August. Brimming with pageantry and expression linked to our African, French, British and Caribbean heritage, Carnival is colorful, humorous and full of surprises. Calypsonians, steel pan orchestras, beauty contestants, ‘fancy mas’ bands and others perform and parade to compete for…

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Added by Icom on July 19, 2017 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Soca Gold 2017 is Number 1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart

New York, NY –  Soca Gold 2017 has made its debut on the Billboard Reggae Chart, landing at number one this week. For twenty years, the annual series has set the standard for carnival music, bringing a taste of the Caribbean Islands with a current sample of the best Caribbean carnival hits.

 

“We are excited that the…

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Added by Icom on July 19, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Jersey City Carnival on July 22nd, 2017 [VIDEO]

The Jersey City West Indian Caribbean American Carnival Association will host its 22nd annual Statewide Caribbean Carnival Parade and Festival Saturday, July 22, in Jersey City.

A parade in celebration of Caribbean culture will step off at noon in Lincoln Park (at Belmont Avenue and…

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Added by Icom on July 3, 2017 at 8:31pm — No Comments

Check out St. Lucia Carnival (July 18th, 2017) [VIDEO]

St. Lucia Carnival is just around the Corner. Check out one of the biggest Carnivals in the Caribbean! …

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Added by Icom on July 3, 2017 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Montreal Carifiesta on July 8th [VIDEO]

Enjoy Carifiesta on July 8 as we invade the streets of downtown Montreal with our vibrant colors and extravagant costumes while dancing to the musical sounds from throughout the Caribbean. Come, join in the celebration of our cultural heritage on display in the form of a street theater parade. Be sure not to miss it!

Check out some of last year's…

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Added by Icom on July 3, 2017 at 8:14pm — No Comments

Bermuda Carnival was lit [VIDEO]

Check out what you missed at Bermuda Carnival! 

Bermuda Raft up Party…

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Added by Icom on June 22, 2017 at 4:22pm — No Comments

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