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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
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
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
Alton Aimable, the president and founder of Tropicalfete, Inc. was awarded a Proclamation from Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, Jr. at his Inaugural Caribbean Heritage Celebration. The celebration took place on Tuesday 13, September 2022 at Queens Museum. Alton Aimable is the Founder and President of Tropicalfete Inc. Aimable obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting at The City University of New York, York College. In his first semester, Aimable was put on the Deanā€™s list for excellent academic performance, and took classes outside of the curriculum such as musicRead 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 Tropicalfeteā€™s Caribbean Carnival in Time Square. She spoke about domestic violence as part of her platform and the upcoming pageantRead More
We are pleased to announce that Tropicalfete, Inc. was selected to be recognized at this year’s CONEDISONā€™S YANKEES KIDS RECOGNITION CELEBRATION, where Tropicalfete, Inc. will be celebrated for its ongoing and outstanding achievements in the community. The event is scheduled for June 10, 2022, at the Yankee Stadium Party where Tropicalfete will also be putting on an amazing and spectacular performance. Tropicalfete Inc.’s mission is to develop the community in the areas of arts and social services with a focus on educating the community on Caribbean culture. Tropicalfete uses cultureRead More