Toronto, Canada – After an action-packed summer season which saw his monster track ‘Carnival I Miss You’ make its way into the psyches of international Carnival enthusiasts, singer, musician & producer Miguel Maestre is back with his latest contribution to the musical mélange of 2021 Soca releases entitled ‘Fete Ete’.
The Jamaica Customer Service Song Competition is now accepting online entries for its 2021 Cycle. The competition which is in its 4th year of staging is a proud product of the partnership between the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC)and the Jamaica Customer Service Association (JaCSA), and has quickly become a vibrant highlight of the annual National Customer Service Week each October.
The short film “Too Much Massa” produced by Wesley Hylton and Akeem White copped the first place spot in the very first staging of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) FiWi Short Film Competition. The newly minted filmmakers won the title along with a trophy and $150 000 cash at the competition’s awards ceremony at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre in Kingston on Thursday.
New York, NY – The global pandemic has caused carnival season cancellations for almost a year and a half. From the famed Rio de Janeiro Carnival to Trinidad and Tobago Carnival and beyond, the Caribbean Diaspora used to massive, multi-day, non-stop fêtes, have had their celebrations grind to a halt!
Washington DC-Museum professionals from across the Caribbean will virtually connect in early November to reflect on cultivating resiliency and what it means during a global health crisis. The Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC) is devoting its annual conference and general meeting on November 3 to 5 to the theme "Cultivating Resilience in Museums and Cultural Heritage Sites." In more than 15 concurrent sessions, museum professionals, including curators, educators, scholars, and researchers, are uniting to discuss themes related to historical sites, indigenous peoples, and social justice.
Information Courtesy of The Miami Broward Carnival Host Committee
As we plan for the 2021 Miami Carnival season, please know that the Miami Broward Carnival Host Committee, which produces the official Miami Carnival on Columbus Day weekend in Miami, is committed to our patrons' safety masqueraders, vendors, and the community at large. With that said, we want to inform you that we will incorporate and go beyond the CDC's minimum requirements.
NEW YORK, New York – The Brooklyn-based West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), says while the annual West Indian American Day Carnival Parade on Labour Day, September 6, has been postponed until 2022, activities will go ahead even though the main activity is being cancelled for the second consecutive year due to the coronavirus (COVID019) pandemic.
Miramar, FL - Popular South Florida Caribbean Riddims radio show will begin airing in New York on WVIP HD3 93.5 FM as of Saturday August 21st. The three-hour show, hosted by Eddy Edwards, Cleve Osborne and Gillian Smart – known as the Three@3 - currently airs on Saturdays at 3pm on CANEradio.com and will simulcast on the Caribbean Radio HD2 network.
The Gambia, West Africa, . Ahead of the highly anticipated On A High album to be dropped by reggae international star Sizzla Kalonji, comes visuals from his “Crown On Your Head” single. Directed by G-Mac and filmed in various parts of Kingston, a jubilant Sizzla takes to the streets to inspire his people. Close up shots blending into each other shedding light on the lifeline of Jamaica, the people. The overarching message, believing and uplifting yourself, is presented in a deliberate fashion. Pointing to a portrait of what it really means to stay Solid As Rock in these ever trying times.