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The heart of Times Square pulsed with vibrant energy on Sunday, August 27th, 2023, as Tropicalfete’s much-anticipated Caribbean Carnival Pop-Up took center stage. This extraordinary event brought together a symphony of color, music, dance, and tradition, transforming one of the world’s most iconic locations into a mesmerizing celebration of Caribbean culture. The Tropicalfete Caribbean Carnival Pop-Up was a dazzling display of the essence that defines Tropicalfete — a carnival extravaganza brimming with dynamic dancing, dazzling pageantry, infectious music, and the distinct flair of the Caribbean. Masqueraders adorned in elaborate costumesRead More
Join us for an unforgettable evening of music, culture, and the mesmerizing melodies of steel pan at the Tropicalfete, Inc. Symposium! Get ready to groove to the soulful sounds of the Trinidadian and Tobago Police Service Steel Orchestra, a Caribbean-renowned ensemble that brings the heart and soul of the Caribbean directly to your ears. Date: Friday, September 8, 2023 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: 850 New York Ave, Brooklyn NY 11203 (Corner of New York Avenue & Linden Blvd) What to Expect: Live Steel Pan Performance: Feel theRead More
Discover the Bliss of Yoga at Tropicalfete, Inc.! Join us for Tranquility and Serenity Are you ready to embark on a journey of inner peace and harmony? Look no further, because Tropicalfete, Inc. is thrilled to announce our rejuvenating Yoga Classes. Experience Yoga with Kali Mata Meet our esteemed Yoga instructor, Kali Mata, a true yogi with a heart for sharing the transformative power of yoga with the world. With certifications in Hatha Yoga from Sarvanana Vedanta, Mommy and Me, and children’s yoga from Karma Kids, Kali brings a wealthRead More
Brooklyn Public Library and Tropicalfete Inc. Present the Soca 50 Conversation Series   More Sokah, Inaugural August 30 Segment, Will Feature Rising Star Nailah Blackman, Granddaughter of Soca’s Creator Ras Shorty I  In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Soca, the Trinidad birthed soundtrack to Caribbean carnivals held throughout the world, Brooklyn Public Library and Brooklyn based Caribbean cultural organization Tropicalfete Inc. present the Soca Conversation Series. The series will shine a spotlight on soca and provide a platform where the music’s practitioners can discuss their artistry, live, in frontRead More
Dive into the Caribbean Culture at Vanderbilt Open Streets!  Tropicalfete invites you to a sensational event at Vanderbilt Open Streets that promises an unforgettable experience for all! Join us on Sunday, August 6, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Vanderbilt Avenue between Bergen and St. Marks for an extraordinary celebration of Caribbean arts and traditions! Steel Pan Melodies: Let the mesmerizing sounds of the steel pan transport you to the islands of the Caribbean! Witness awe-inspiring performances that will captivate your heart and lift your spirits. Get readyRead More
Tropicalfete, the renowned cultural organization, is thrilled to announce the much-awaited Pop-Up Caribbean Carnival, set to take place on Sunday, August 27, 2023, from 2:00 PM till, in the iconic Times Square, New York, NY. This vibrant and colorful event promises to bring the essence of Caribbean culture and festivities to the heart of the city, uniting people from all walks of life to celebrate in unison. The Pop Up Caribbean Carnival by Tropicalfete will provide an incredible opportunity for New Yorkers and tourists alike to immerse themselves in theRead More
Tropicalfete, Inc., a non-profit charitable corporation dedicated to promoting Caribbean culture and fostering community development, has exciting news to share. The organization has acquired a new location at 850 New York Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, 11203, strategically positioned at the corner of Linden Boulevard and New York Avenue. This new space is set to become a cornerstone of cultural enrichment and tourism in the area. Since its establishment in 1999 as an online publication and later as a cultural resource center in 2011, Tropicalfete, Inc. has been on a missionRead More
How low can you go? Start playing Tropicalfete’s Limbo game today – 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
TROPICALFETE’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   On Sunday, June 26th, 2023, at 2 PM Tropicalfete, a New York City-based, internationally recognized Caribbean cultural organization, will celebrate the carnival’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