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New York: Five months after Jamaican songbird Tessanne Chin beat out Wil Champlin and Christina Aguilera’s 16 year old protege Jacquie Lee to win season 5 of The Voice, tri-state area music fans will get the opportunity to see her perform live in concert on Memorial Monday, May 26, 2014 when she headlines the first annual Oracabessa Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY. Other performers include Beenieman, Konshens and Assassin. “We are thrilled to have Tessanne perform live in New York for the very first time since sheRead More
CARIBANA™, North America’s largest outdoor Caribbean Festival, welcomes Soca legend Anslem Douglas, Panist Pan Man Pat, Hip Hop Star Subliminal and more to its stage on July 14th, 2014 for CARIBANA Flags and Colours – Junior Carnival. Toronto’s colourful and annual affair takes place at Yorkgate Mall in the Jane and Finch community which sees hundreds of revelers dressed in costumes that are a reflection of the rich cultural heritage of the Caribbean. These colours are put on display as masqueraders parade along a designated route. Organizers are pleased toRead More
After successful auditions and a dance work-shop that attracted 18 dance groups with over 80 dancers, the Jèté dance program produced by Ministry of Tourism, Heritage and the Creative Industries is all set to host their quarter finals at the Baywalk Mall on National Day December 13. This Friday the general public and dance enthusiasts are invited to come watch and support all 18 dance groups do battle. Over $30, 000.00 in cash and prizes to be won. Dance Crews have already received $500.00 for costuming and $1, 000.00 appearanceRead More
Join The Biggest Party On Planet Earth…Come “Party On D Road”. The moment to set your inhibitions free is here. Envision yourself amid a crowd, hands stretched to the skies while chanting with synchronization; “Dey cyah stop we.” Your next step is to establish a relationship with the asphalt below your feet as you prepare to “Party On D Road.” SW StormRead More
Kingston, Jamaica: Food lovers all over Kingston are looking forward to the next staging of Bachelor Chef Cookout, a quarterly themed food event that is hosted by none other than the Jamaican Bachelor Chef, Shea Stewart, CEO/Head Chef of the highly acclaimed catering company Elite Kreations Limited. This staging of Bachelor Chef Cookout dubbed the Oriental Edition will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Kabana on Hope Road. The Bachelor Chef, Shea Stewart said “The event is fast becoming Kingston’s favourite food event and this time we wentRead More
Self pride is beneficial for individual self-esteem. In some cultures, showing pride is almost mandatory to illustrate one’s love and appreciation for community or a cause. In the world of pageantry, contestants are quite selective over the pageant gown that is worn as it is an anticipated segment of the pageant. Judges and audiences typically expect contestants to wear traditional pageant gowns and wardrobe. However we found two accomplished women (Ms. Florida America 2013 – Amanda Wamunyima and Ms. America 2013 – Chiniqua Pettaway) who embrace ethnic fashions and displayRead More

Posted On October 31, 2013By altonIn Competitions, News, Program Related


New Jersey – The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey the nominees for the 2013 SUNSHINE Awards Program scheduled for Saturday November 2, 2013 in New York City. The SUNSHINE Awards Program was founded 25 years ago to recognize and honor talented exponents of the performing arts, sports and education of the various Caribbean countries. Over the years, the canopy of the program was extended to include South America, Central America and Africa. A special feature of the program is the SUNSHINE Awards Hall of Fame. On SaturdayRead More
After hearing his song for the first time, several persons are enquiring as to why it was not among the top three festival songs last year. The performer and writer, Redeem approached MJE and asked that we tell his story as he believes that it is a corrupt music system that is crippling young artists like himself. Redeem states that last year he wrote two songs, one for the gospel competition and one for the cultural competition. He gave the gospel song to his brother to record, while he focusedRead More
Brooklyn, New York, 17th September, 2013 – The Gay Caribbean USA Pageant celebrates its fifth year of existence with the staging of this year’s pageant on Saturday, 28th September at the Restoration Plaza – 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn from 8pm. The lineup is made up of Male Impersonators and Transgender contestants who will be representing various islands in the Caribbean archipelago. The organizers are proud that the event attracts contestants who are based outside the U.S who fly in to represent their islands. The Gay Caribbean USA Pageant has undoubtedlyRead More
PLAY WHE International Power Soca Monarch Semi Finalists 2013 1. Fay Ann Lyons – De Stage Open 2. Austin ‘Super Blue’ Lyons – Fantastic Friday 3. Destra Garcia – Carry On 4. Neil ‘Iwer D Boss’ George – Unfinished Business 5. Rodney ‘Benjai’ Le Blanc – Engoma 6. Shurwayne Winchester – We Control D Road 7. Nadia Batson – Gutter 8. Edghill ‘MX Prime’ Thomas – Rell Vibez 9. Wilt ‘Tallpree’ Cambridge – Muddy Jab 10. Dexter ‘Blaxx’ Stewart – In Charge 11. Gamal ‘Skinny Fabulous’ Doyle – Monster {ReigningRead More