All posts by Shan Oliver

Tropicalfete, Inc. expresses a great thank you to Lowe’s for believing in our non-profit organization’s mission and goal! Lowe’s support was timely as we open a new chapter to build our community space. Lowe’s grew from one small-town hardware store in North Carolina to one of the largest home improvement retailers in the world. Then and now, we’re committed to helping homeowners, renters, and Pros improve their homes and businesses. Tropicalfete, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides cultural enrichment programs to both seniors and youth within the community. OurRead More
Authors Connecting Workshop is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as oneā€™s worldview. Authors engage in workshops allowing participants to ask questions and attend a reading with the author. The program is targeted to interact with children. At the end of the session, books will be distributed to encourage a love of reading. Tropicalfeteā€™s Authors Connecting In celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month with Barnes & Noble Tropicalfete’s Authors Connecting Program 2023 is finally here! Follow our social media outletsRead More
How low can you go? Start playing Tropicalfeteā€™s Limbo game today ā€“ a growing Caribbean Limbo dance game created by the non-profit organization, Tropicalfete, Inc., that engages in preserving and educating people on Caribbean culture. As you overcome several challenges on the path to the best score, dance far away. Playing with and against friends and family to see who has the best skills is simple. One of Tropicalfete, Inc.’s many outstanding collections is the limbo game. But! Learn how to play our Caribbean-inspired limbo game in the interim! ComeRead More
TROPICALFETEā€™S CARNIVAL FESTIVAL CELEBRATES CARIBBEAN CULTURE, CALYPSO, SOCA, STEEL PAN, MASQUERADE, AND MORE!!! A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY CELEBRATING CARIBBEAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH Ā  On Sunday, June 26th, 2023, at 2 PM Tropicalfete, a New York City-based, internationally recognized Caribbean cultural organization, will celebrate the carnivalā€™s core elements, calypso/soca, the steel pan, and masquerade, at its Carnival Festival, which will be held at the Brooklyn Public Library Plaza, at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Eastern Parkway. Different elements of the carnival from different islands will be showcased.Read More
Enjoy Tropicalfete’s latest musical release and share! Limbo by Daria Primus is the theme song to Tropicalfete’s Limbo Dance game to be released for IOS and Android devices at Tropicalfete’s upcoming Carnival Festival carded for June 25, 2023. How to play? Your aim is to pass under a low bar or obstacle without falling or dislodging the bar or obstacle. Hold your finger on the screen to lean back. If you lean for more than 4 seconds or hit the bar, you will fall and the game is over. GetRead More
Tropicalfete was a part of the art rally held in Albany, NY, to advocate for increased funding regarding arts and culture. Culture plays a vital role in New York State. From the economic engine to mental health to addressing crime. The benefits the artists and cultural organizations provide throughout New York State are endless. Tropicalfete was proud and delighted to be part of this rally with our colleagues and elected officials in Albany. Arts = NYS Arts = Jobs Arts = HealingĀ  Arts = CultureĀ  Arts = CommunityĀ  Arts =Read More
Be Part of Our Program Authors Connecting Workshop is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as oneā€™s worldview. Authors engage in workshops allowing participants to ask questions and attend a reading with the author. The program is targeted to interact with children. At the end of the session, books will be distributed to encourage a love of reading. Tropicalfeteā€™s Authors Connecting In celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month with Barnes & Noble  Read More
Tropicalfete, Inc. is formally inviting participants to register for our Saturday programs. Our programs are being held at P.S 135 and P.S 41 from 9 am to 12 pm. Please register using the following link. https://tropicalfete.com/registration-form/ For additional information: Tel: 1 (646) 504-3383 Email: info@tropicalfete.com Facebook: Tropicalfete Instagram: Tropicalfete Website: https://tropicalfete.com/ P.S 135: Steel Pan: Feel and Enjoy the Rhythm of the steel pans is a project whereby talented and accomplished musicians nurture aspiring musicians by teaching them steel pan instruments as well as providing these fledging musicians with aRead More
Tropicalfete, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides cultural enrichment programs to both seniors and youth within the community. Our main goal is to use culture as a tool for social transformation. Culture is what connects all ethnicities and nationalities together through the arts of music, dance, and arts and crafts, which we have been working on preserving for years. In addition, Tropicalfete, Inc. has made a commitment to tackle important economic concerns like inequity for women, domestic violence, teenage pregnancies, and drug misuse. We design our programs to makeRead More
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tropicalfete-finale-a-cultural-gift-for-the-holidays-tickets-466317085957 Discover the joy of Caribbean culture with one of the best theater groups in New York City. Tropicalfete. Tropicalfete Finale is a cultural gift to the community for the holidays. Featuring Steelpan, Stilts, African Drums, Dancing, Singing, Acting, Masqueraders, Limbo (reggae, soca, kompa, parang, zouk) The Finale Concert: Featuring Tropicalfete’s Steel Pan Ensemble Mr. Roland on Trumpet and Mr. Buddy on Violin Tropicalfete’s Stilting Unit Tropicalfete’s Voices Tropicalfete’s Mas Tropicalfete’s Dance & Theater Prospect Park African Drum Circle Songstress: Gayrleen Orange with a theatrical performance Ace pianist Ricardo GreenawayRead More