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Featured Blog Posts – August 2020 Archive (8)

20 of the World’s Best Carnivals!

20 world carnivals

Everyone knows Rio Carnival but here are some of the other best places around the world where you can celebrate carnival itl is a global sensation that is celebrated in over 50 countries around the world. Every city has its own unique traditions and way of celebrating. Here is a list of some of the biggest and best carnivals from around the world.…

Added by omar on August 15, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Notting Hill Carnival Is Down, But Not Out

Notting Hill Carnival London 2020 Cancelled Which weekend august Notting Hill Carnival is a unique event in London’s cultural calendar: a two-day parade and street festival, held over the last weekend in August as a celebration of the British-Caribbean community and Black British culture more broadly. It’s truly staggering in size, drawing as many as 2.5 million attendees and spreading across most of West London in a sprawl sound systems, food stalls, dancers and revellers.…


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Drake's Barbados Takeover Included His Private Jet Stopping Traffic And A Meet-Up With Rihanna's Brother

Jet setting to the tropical island about a week ago, Drake spent most of his time bonding with friends, pool hopping, and taking photos with fans.…


Added by Icom on August 11, 2020 at 2:26pm — No Comments

‘Chill Sundays’ with Trini Soca artiste

Trinidadian soca artiste Anslem Douglas, the original singer of the Grammy Award-winning song “Who Let the Dogs Out,” is chilling out on Sundays in hosting a new show, “Chill Sundays with Anslem Douglas.”

Douglas told Caribbean Life on Monday that the event, which started on March 1, takes place every Sunday evening at the American Legion, 1130 E 92nd St., Brooklyn.…


Added by Icom on August 11, 2020 at 2:18pm — No Comments

‘Back to Love’ for virtual NY Caribbean Carnival 2020

After cancelling this year’s West Indian American Day Carnival parade amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Brooklyn-based West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), organizer of the annual carnival spectacle, has announced “Back to Love” for a virtual New York Caribbean Carnival 2020.

On Friday, Aug. 28, WIADCA said it will present International Youth Fest 2020, at 6:00 p.m, comprising…


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Nailah enters the Academy

This year is proving to be another successful one for soca superstar Nailah Blackman; she has been invited to become a member of the Recording Academy’s ‘Class of 2020’. The Recording Academy, which organises the annual Grammy Awards, announced that Blackman was one of the 2,300 musicians, singers, producers and engineers from across the world who are being invited into the organisation this year.



Added by Icom on August 11, 2020 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Arts of Conflict – The discourse of Notting Hill

London’s Notting Hill Carnival is coming under increasing pressure and attacks from the British press, politicians, police and local residents who consider it an event of conflict.

That was the picture decades ago – and little has changed. This is the story of that controversial event, from its inception out of the 1950s London race riots to its present-day controversies, where it’s still perceived as a…


Added by Icom on August 11, 2020 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann Lyons’ film debut

Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann Lyons-Alverez made the big leap from the stage to the silver screen on July 31, when they made their debut appearance in the film Tijuana Jackson: Purpose Over Prison, a spin-off from Trini-American actor Romany Malco’s series Prison Logic. The movie tells the story of Tijuana Jackson’s quest to become a world-renowned motivational speaker.

Malco, who has had roles…


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