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Open Road project opens up Carnival to all

The Open Road is an Arts Council England National Activities project, led by the New Carnival Company (NCC) from the Isle of Wight. NCC works with other national carnival organisations and universities with Event Management courses to try to identify and remove barriers to participation by disabled people in carnival.…

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Added by omar on January 18, 2022 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Junkanew – A novel approach to sustainability in carnival

There is much talk about saving the environment, yet action is often lacking. Junkanew is a project that aims to bridge that gap in the arts through creativity, sharing and networking.

Junkanew is the brainchild of carnival consultant and Global Carnivalz CEO Pax Nindi, who broadcasts each week covering carnival events and Junkanoo.

Every week on Junkanew…

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Added by omar on January 18, 2022 at 9:00pm — No Comments

MAS DOMNIK CARNIVAL

Mas Domnik is Dominica’s Carnival, known as the ‘Real Mas’ because it holds true to Carnival traditions of the past. Held at the traditional pre-Lenten time, is a feast of calypso music, Carnival competitions and activities all leading up to two exciting days of street jump-up. About a month prior to the…
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Added by omar on January 18, 2022 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Plans for Trinidad Carnival 2022



After missing carnival for just one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Trinidad Carnival will be returning in 2022 – but with some major changes that will very possibly make it entirely unrecognisable. Next year’s carnival will be taking a very different turn due to measures put in place by the Trinidad and Tobago government to prevent people from contracting the virus.…



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Machel and the Chocolate Factory

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Arrow honoured with museum

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Throwing a Sustainable Wedding to Remember in the Caribbean

Across the globe, one of the biggest trends to make a comeback since 2020 is destination weddings. Nowhere on earth sets a better scene for a destination celebration than the Caribbean From Jamaica to Turks & Caicos, St. Lucia, white sands and azure seas make for picturesque weddings that…

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Added by omar on December 27, 2021 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Kassav tribute from Lu City and Maurane Voyer

Lu City, featuring Maurane Voyer, has released a new single, Gou, dedicated to the late Jacob Desvarieux and the entire Kassav family.

Lu City, whose musical style is dancehall and R&B…

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Added by omar on December 27, 2021 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sugar Mas Senior Calypso Finalists

Sugar Mas Senior Calypso Finalists…

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Added by omar on December 27, 2021 at 6:30am — No Comments

Antiguan mother getting ready for space

Omaze, a charity fundraising platform that offers the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences and prizes, and Virgin Galactic, revealed that Keisha Schahaff (second from right) from Antigua and Barbuda is the exclusive winner of two seats on a Virgin Galactic commercial space flight. Omaze, a charity fundraising platform that offers the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences and prizes, and Virgin Galactic, revealed that Keisha Schahaff (second from right) from Antigua and Barbuda is the exclusive winner of two seats on a Virgin Galactic commercial space flight. (Virgin Galactic)…

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Plans for Trinidad Carnival 2022

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Kees delights Trinidadian scientist with performance at World Food Awards

KEES AND DR SHAKUNTALA HARAKSINGH…

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Added by omar on December 6, 2021 at 2:30am — No Comments

Saint Vincent & The Grenadines celebrates 42 years of Independence



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Added by omar on October 30, 2021 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Soca Gold 2021

Bajan Queen of Soca Alison Hinds has enriched us with so many memorable tunes over the years, both during her time with Square One and as a solo artist. She has given us such tracks as Faluma, Roll It Gal, West Indian, Born Wit It, Talk Bout (on the Sovereign Riddim), and now Go Gal, which features on the latest release of Soca Gold 2021 from VP Records.

Go Gal isn’t a track you…

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Added by omar on October 30, 2021 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Lil Rick performing LIVE at DIS IS RICK NYC, Sat November 27th, EARLY BIRD's sold out, Get available TIX NOW, click BELOW

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Lil Rick Performs Live in Concert

The BIG BAD Barbados Independence Celebration

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Added by omar on October 30, 2021 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Jah Cure Reveals SHOCKING Info Before Being Locked Up – Video

A video has been circulating recently featuring detained reggae artiste Jah Cure, who had some very interesting accomplishments to tell his fans about. The video gives a unique perspective as it allows one to see the state of mind the entertainer was in before him being arrested on October 2nd for an alleged stabbing incident that took place in Amsterdam, Netherlands the day before.…

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Added by omar on October 11, 2021 at 1:30am — No Comments

Jah Cure Held Without Bail, Faces Up To 15 Years In Dutch Prison

Jah Cure is being held without bail and is facing up to 15 years in a Dutch prison for attempted murder and assault charges.

The reggae artist who was convicted for rape more than a decade ago but only served 8 of the 13-year sentence handed down due to a successful parole application may be locked away for a long time if…

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Added by omar on October 11, 2021 at 1:30am — No Comments

Former Trinidad Calypso Monarch Singing Sandra has passed away

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Added by omar on January 31, 2021 at 7:24am — No Comments

Calypso Rose: Lioness in the Jungle will roar in Tokyo this April

Calypso Rose: Lioness in the Jungle a film that depicts the life and times of Calypso Rose (McCartha Linda Sandy-Lewis) is set to be screened in Tokyo from April 23rd this year and other cities thereafter.

The film which showcased at the 64th Cannes Film Festival in 2011 is directed by Pascale Obolo and produced by two French production companies, Maturity Productions and Dynamo Productions,…

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