Pumping rhythms, sexy costumes and the people dancing under the warm Caribbean sun; welcome to Saint Lucia Carnival! Almost on the heels of the annual Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, Saint Lucia’s cultural landscape morphs into a flurry of chrome plated steel drums, feathers, and beads. No matter where you are or who you are, Saint Lucia Carnival is something to behold.
In the months, weeks and hours leading up… Continue
Added by Icom on November 29, 2016 at 1:21am —
The Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival, formerly known as Air Jamaica Jazz and BluesFestival, will not be held in 2016, the event’s website states that the festival is postponed until 2017.
The Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival will return in time to celebrate it’s 20th anniversary.…
Added by Icom on November 25, 2016 at 12:30pm —
This popular full moon party venue is at the opposite end of Tortola from Bomba Shack. It is right next to the Beef Island Airport, the only airport serving Tortola so there are abundant water taxis and boat travel making the party convenient for visitors. The Trellis Bay Fire Ball Full Moon Party, organized by Aragorn Studios, happens on the beach punctuated by infernos encased in sculptures called Fire Balls (play video to see them in action)… Continue
Added by Icom on November 24, 2016 at 12:17pm —
In this video of the 2014 Carnival Adult's Parade we offer a look into the festive event that took place in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. This year's carnival theme, “A Centennial Commemoration for our 65th Carnival Celebration" will be in
April 2017, a spectacular display of Caribbean culture for all to… Continue
Added by Icom on November 24, 2016 at 12:10pm —
Trinidad likes its Carnival wild and wotless, its revelers unabashed and its partying nonstop. Carnival, or more accurately pronounced, cahneeval, translated loosely means a farewell to flesh, or meat. It marks the last chance to celebrate with abandon before a period of restraint for the 40 days of Lent. …
Added by Icom on November 21, 2016 at 3:00am —
1)Exercise and DIET is fundamental. You don’t have to workout to be the fella with the best abs on the road, just enough to get your fitness level up to help build your stamina for the two days of ‘palancing’.
2)If you weren’t satisfied with your physical appearance on the road the previous year, don’t wait one month before carnival and wish for a magical body transformation.… Continue
Added by Icom on November 21, 2016 at 2:30am —
- First and most important never wear your full costume on Monday unless you are a two band/section H.O. Tuesday is the day to look fresh and glam.! Most people who do this look washed up on Tuesday. For some reason Tuesday is the time to show off your costume.
- If you plan on wear mas stockings to prevent your toes from suffering, cut off the toe…
Added by Icom on November 15, 2016 at 10:07pm —
Added by Icom on November 14, 2016 at 12:30pm —
Considered as the land of the Humming Bird, Trinidad and Tobago has a good number of Indian populations. For that reason, Hindu festivals, customs, traditions and observances forms an integral part of the society, which comprises the unique beauty of the twin island state. The Diwali celebration has a unique flavor here in the Caribbean island nation. Here 43 per cent of the 1.3 million populations are ethnic Indians.…
Added by Icom on November 9, 2016 at 8:59pm —
1. Soca Does Give Me Powers
Ever sit down in your car or at work in office and hear a certain song from your favorite soca artiste that makes you feel to be instantly jamming in a fete? Not to mention people under the influence of soca music have been known to indulge superhuman acts of scaling walls, wining upside down on a pole and even being able to heft… Continue
Added by Icom on November 7, 2016 at 2:30pm —
Let me tell you what the future holds for you.
FOMO (fear of missing…
Added by REDD on November 6, 2016 at 6:34am —
Carnival Monday and Tuesday are the days we look forward to where we can free up for two days on the road. While I do believe that generally most Caribbean women are pretty easy going when it comes to their significant other enjoying a small wine on a bumpa, there are limits as to what we would tolerate as acceptable wining behaviour. We have all heard stories of… Continue
Added by REDD on November 6, 2016 at 6:30am —
The stars are aligning and the magic’s about to happen. Ever wondered why entertainers commit their lives to making other people happy? “It’s just that. We were placed here to do that- to make everyone happy.That’s just why God blessed us with the talent that we have,”says Allister McQuilkin. He goes by the stage name, ‘Rayzor’ and he’s more than meets the eye. In fact, he’s big news on the Soca circuit in the US, and he’s about to create quite a… Continue
Added by Icom on November 3, 2016 at 10:00pm —
Looking for an unusual festival to photograph? Head over to Thailand for the Lopburi Monkey Banquet Festival held at the Phra Prang Sam Yot shrine. Located in central Thailand’s provincial capital of Lopburi, this Khmer shrine is inhabited year-round by hundreds of long-tailed macaques.
Despite stealing food and generally being a nuisance, the… Continue
Added by Icom on November 2, 2016 at 12:00am —