Competitions Category

The 14th Annual Miss Caribbean US Beauty Pageant, taking place at True United Banquet Facility, located at 6201 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141, on Sunday, August 10, 2014. This year’s representatives hail from Barbados, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Tobago and the US Virgin Islands. We are proud to announce our new partnership with CaribVision Cable Network, ComeSee TV and Wild About Philly TV. CaribVision is aired on cable in over 22 Caribbean territories, the US Tri-State area – New York, NewRead More
Since the dawn of recorded sound, music can be seen as a giant tapestry to which all musicians lend their creative influence. One band focused on the explosive evolution of this musical ecosystem is Groundation. Rooted in the reggae one-drop sound of Jamaica, Groundation seamlessly incorporates the harmonic, polyrhythmic, and improvisational elements of jazz, breathing new life into both genres. As one critic described it, Groundation begins at the crossroads where Burning Spear meets John Coltrane. Groundation’s unique reggae fusion can be heard from villages in Thailand, to the favelasRead More
On The Best Seller List! #1 for Caribbean Blogger Carla ‘Babbzy’ Babb The Black People’s Guide to Perfect + Blemish Free Skin Toronto, Canada Carla ‘Babbzy’ Babb is enjoying success on the Kobo and Amazon Best Seller list as her book, The Black People’s Guide to Perfect + Blemish Free Skin has reached #1 which is a first for a Caribbean author in recent times. Classed in the sections of Health & Well Being as well as Skin, and Ailments & Diseases, Carla’s book has been well received by readersRead More
JULY 23, 2014 MR VEGAS STEALS SPOTLIGHT AT REGGAE SUMFEST 2014 “…feels good to get love from your home town after 17 years in dancehall music” Kingston, Jamaica:- After almost ten years of absence, Dancehall Superstar Mr. Vegas returned to the Reggae Sumfest stage with a bang; proving why he is still one of the most sought after dancehall artistes on the international tour circuit. Dressed in a classy retro ensemble, featuring a Lavender jacket, big heel boots and bell foot pants, Vegas was a showman exemplary; demonstrating master controlRead More
United Nations Pageant seeks inner beauty to promote tourism, goodwill and cultural style. Pageants typically focus on external beauty, glitz and glamour. However, the United Nations Pageant hosted in Kingston, Jamaica seeks goodwill ambassadors. The United Nations Pageant is an international event, dedicated to identifying and showcasing the best tourism and ambassadors of humanity. Contestants are scored on inner beauty or how they relate with others, and show support towards community service. Contestants from Africa, South America, India, the United States and the Caribbean converged from July 1st through theRead More
The 4th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival – New York Offers a Taste of the Caribbean in Queens’ Roy Wilkins Park QUEENS, NY – Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York will be transformed into a mecca of Jamaican food, music and culture on Sunday, July 20, when the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival – New York makes its fourth staging this year. Patrons attending “New York’s Biggest Caribbean Food Festival” will be treated to a feast of tasty jerk cuisine, traditional folk performances and a contemporary concert designed to heightenRead More
Full Line Up Announced for the 11th Annual Montreal International Reggae Festival! For Immediate Release Monday July 14th, 2014 – Montreal, QC, Canada Organizers of the 11th Annual Montreal International Reggae Festival are pleased to announce the full line up for 2014, and the lineup does not disappoint offering a range of Reggae, Dancehall and Soca! The historic sight of the Old Port (Jacques Cartier Quays) will feel the pulse of bass, and the roar of fans who skank and dance with their favorite artists such as Etana, Maxi Priest,Read More
SMC GROOVY MONARCH SEMI FINAL LIST SHELDON DOUGLAS SCHOLAR AJAMU IMMORTAL CHAIN TEDDY RHYMEZ BOOGIE B SHORTPREE LIL VAUGHAN ALLAN G RANDY ISSAC RANKING MARVIN KILLA B GHOZT WALKER SHANDA IRVIN I ISAAC D HAMMER BOYZIE SYLUM BABY L MR WALKIE PAPPY BOI JUICE SKINNY BANTON LIL NATTY & THUNDA YAGA & SIMPLE DAN PENNY AND KIRTON PAPA JERRY COXILUX LAURA LISA TERRA KID YOUNG WIZZ LEFTIST THE SMC GROOVY MONARCH SEMI FINALS WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 23RD JULY 2014 VENUE TO BE CONFIRMEDRead More
VP RECORDS 35th ANNIVERSARY POP-UP EXHIBIT TO DEBUT AT NYC’S ANNUAL GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL From ska to rocksteady, roots reggae to dub, lover’s rock to dancehall – VP Records has been at the forefront of Jamaica’s musical evolution. 2014 marks the 35th anniversary when its founders Vincent and his wife Patricia Chin moved their headquarters from Kingston, Jamaica to Jamaica, New York transforming their operations into the largest reggae company worldwide. On unday July 20th, 2014, VP Records will celebrate their story and the history of reggae music withRead More

Posted On July 13, 2014By altonIn Competitions, News, Program Related

WORLD CUP CELEBRATION

It will feature top Soca acts like Olatunji, Flipo, MX Prime, 3 Suns, and Gail Ann. Also playing will be premium DJs like Joy Juice, Taurus Movement, and LBee. There will be fun prizes, sponsor giveaways, a water-truck soak-down climax, and even a 3-minute-a-match, 7-a-side mini-World-Cup-tournament in the middle of the fete! It is the inventive LION WORLD CUP JOUVAY PARTY to be staged at the picturesque Samaan Park picnic spot in Macqueripe in Chaguaramas. During Jouvay hours from 2am- 10am hundreds will converge on a venue recreated with aRead More