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Miami Carnival 2021 Implements New COVID-19 Protocols

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.

Photo courtesy of Party Room Squad and Wassi Ones

Visuals From Crown on Your Head, Dropped Now Ahead of Sizzla's Highly Anticipated Album on a High to Be Released August 6th!!!

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.

Stacious Wins 2021 Jamaica Festival Song Competition

Dancehall and Reggae artiste Stacious is the 2021 Jamaica Festival Song winner. The Singjay won the title along with a trophy and $3 million dollars cash at the Festival Song Grand Final at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston on Thursday. Entry songs from the competition’s top 12 finalists covered a range of Jamaican music genres, including Mento, Ska, and Reggae/Culture.

Reggae/Dancehall artiste Stacious (centre) receives her first place trophy and cheque for $3 million dollars for her winning 2021 Festival SongJamaican Spirit, from Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange (left) and Digicel Brand Marketing Manager Reshima Kelly-Williams, a sponsor of the competition.

2021 Festival Song Finalists to Go Head to Head in Live Showcase on TVJ This Thursday, July 15

The top 12 finalists of the 2021 Jamaica Festival Song Competition will go head to head in front of the nationon TVJ, this Thursday, July 15at the competition’s virtual Presentation Show, beginning at 8:30 p.m. The finalist will try to out-sing and out-perform each other with their vibrant and patriotic Festival Songs, as they vie for public votes on their mission to becoming Jamaica’s next Festival Song Winner.

2020 Jamaica Festival Song Winner, Buju Banton receives his winning trophy from the Hon. Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport at the Competition’s televised grand final last July.

Jamaican Bad Boys of Comedy Deliver Good Laughs at The Garden

Lauderdale Lakes, FL - Fresh from a sold-out opening night in Palm Beach on July 10th, the Jamaican Bad Boys of Comedy tour, featuring Oliver Samuels, Drew Thomas and Chris “Johnny” Daley made their second stop at The Garden in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida on Sunday night, (July 18) to a standing room only crowd. Due to unforeseen circumstances, host Oliver Samuels was absent, but comedian Raul Blaze, who is fast becoming a sensation on social media, filled in as host and opened the show by introducing himself and taking a rollcall of Jamaican parishes to see which ones were represented.

Jamaican Bad Boys of Comedy cast members Drew Thomas (left) and Chris "Johnny" Daley are joined by Consul General Oliver Mair (third left) and Palm Beach resident Hugh Smith (right) after rollicking performances at The Garden in Lauderdale Lakes on Sunday (July 18).
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