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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
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
Tropicalfete, Inc. hosted a spectacular event called TF Pop-Up Caribbean Carnival in Times Square. This magnificent event took place on Sunday, August 28th, 2022. The famous Vibesman Redman Crew and Tanisha Burke were the event’s hosts. The performing arts included steelpan, stilt dancers (Moko Jumbies), masquerade dancers, dance, theater, and music. Before the festivities got under way, Miss New York USA Heather Nunez and celebrity host Todd Wharton popped into Tropicalfete’s Caribbean Carnival in Time Square. She spoke about domestic violence as part of her platform and the upcoming pageantRead More
LBM HOSTS TEEN FASHION SUMMER CAMP   Castries, St. Lucia – LBM Designs will be initiating a new vision during the summer holidays designed to stimulate the creative skills of the youth. This is to provide an opportunity for teens who wish to pursue a career in the fashion industry, and in time to come, stimulate that industry into Saint Lucia’s burgeoning economy.   This new vision is to host a TEEN FASHION SUMMER CAMP for the month of August 2017, for a period of three weeks, August 7 –Read More
Santana Merchandise Purchase direct in Trinidad. Contact 868 713-6974 to place your order   This week’s Delivery Schedule: Friday 4th March POS 10am- $15 Grand Bazaar 11am -$20 Price Plaza Chag 12noon – $25 Trincity Mall 1:15pm – $25   Saturday 5th March TOBAGO MovieTowne 12pm- $50   International customers Shop online Santana Online Store   Including men’s, women’s and kids tshirts, sweaters, shorts, boxers, phone cases, mugs and much more now available online.Read More

Posted On February 7, 2016By altonIn Fashion, Merchandise, News

MV Collection By Mr Vegas Now Available

Internationally renowned dancehall/reggae artist Mr. Vegas is launching his new merchandise line – MV Collections. Known across the world for his biggest hits “Heads High” and “Bruk It Down”, Mr Vegas’ fans and reggae lovers alike now have access to their own personal memorabilia. The MV Collection is a recollection of Mr. Vegas’ hit songs and important elements of his lifestyle and culture. These designs and slogans are internationally recognized across the world. Featuring brightly coloured printed t-shirts for men and women made from 160-gram cotton, the collection provides longRead More
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Green House Entertainment which recently saw the debut of its ultra premium inclusive event ‘Finesse’ in La Vega, outdid themselves with their annual cooler fete experience ‘Cooler Park’ and attracted a huge crowd to this Central T&T party staple. What started off as a small house lime in a residential area in Couva years ago, later evolved into an all-out block party or ‘blocko’ and has now grown into one of the country’s full-fledged cooler-inclusive events. In its short history, ‘Cooler Park’ has grown exponentially fromRead More
Currently enjoying premium rotation on the FM airwaves with ‘Belleh’ remix featuring Sanjay, Demarco and Shelly Belly dancehall diva Tifa again has something to smile about following the announcement of the 2016 nominations for the Irie Jam Radio Online Awards. The ‘Spell It Out’ singer has landed a double nomination for ‘Collaboration Song of the Year’ and ‘Video of the Year’ for ‘Jealous Ova’ a collaborative effort with 2015 breakout star Dexta Daps. If that wasn’t enough she is also featured on U.S Hip Hop star Ricky Blaze’s newly releasedRead More
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – The latest addition to Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival fete calendar, the ultra premium inclusive event ‘Finesse’ proved that first-rate feting experiences were not only confined to the boundaries of Port-Of-Spain as it unveiled an all new, chic Soca music-filled soiree set to the backdrop of the nation’s Central Range. Finesse made its debut last weekend at the picturesque La Vega Estate in Gran Couva. Several attendees hailing from various parts of T&T eagerly came out ready to party to pulsating music but also to experienceRead More

Posted On December 13, 2015By altonIn art, Fashion, Program Related

Congolese Cultural Creations

Contributing cultural fashions to New York Fashion Week is always welcomed in a city of cultural diversity. During market week in September, African elegance arrived at New York’s Plaza Hotel. The Kapy Bash Mode collection debuted in a collective showcase of international presenters to an audience of style enthusiast, fashion influencers and media makers. Kapy Bash Mode offers African ethnic gowns that are inspired by cultures from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Kapy Bash Mode uses liputa, ankara, french lace, bazin, satin and linen fabrics. There is aRead More