TF Program Updates Category

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
Tropicalfete, Inc. has received a Regrowth and Capacity grant of $10,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts. This grant will support the organizationā€™s program, as they continue their ongoing recovery from pandemic challenges. The responsive funding of NYSCA is providing nearly 1000 organizations with over $13 million in recovery support in FY23, as part of their historic FY93 $90 million in grant making and $150 million in multi-year capital support. ā€œThis unprecedented funding continues our investment into the vital role that the arts contribute to the healthRead 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
Tropicalfeteā€™s Pop-Up Caribbean Carnival in Times Square, New York NY Sunday, 28th August 2022 at 1 PM. Bring your costumes and jam with the Tropicalfete Cultural family. Hosted by Vibesman Redman crew. Special guest to be announced. #pan #mas #olemas #onelove #soca #socamusic #music #caribvean #onecaribbean #carnival #prettymas everyone is invited.      Read 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 September Sunday June 26th, 1PM Tropicalfete, a New York City based, internationally recognized Caribbean cultural organization, will celebrate 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 showcase. Through ourRead 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
Featured Authors Elizabeth ‘Lady’ Montano – King of Soca – host Patricia Meschino Dr. Anthony ā€˜Mighty Gabbyā€™ Carter – Who Gabby Think He Is? host Keran Deterville Hon. Cynthia A Pratt – From the Pit to the Palace: The Autobiography of Cynthia Mother PrattĀ host Melissa Noel Jessie Chandler Jr – West Indian Sin Ā host Keishel Williams Shermaine Bique – Charles – Jasmine host Skylar Bembry Sandhyia Gosine – A Walk Through Life host Janeen Pottinger Colin A Lees – Poem – Dominica Subline Ā host Shan OliverĀ  Ayanna Lloyd Banwo –Read More

Posted On February 23, 2022By Shan OliverIn Events, music, News, TF Program Updates

Black History Month

Tropicalfete Inc. and the Brooklyn Public Library Flatbush Branch will be celebrating Black History Month during the month of February 2022 as we reconnect and honor the essential contributions made by our black heroes.  As a cultural institution, we aim to ensure that our students along with the communities are aware of the different arts, music and inventions brought by our black champions. We are thrilled to announce that Tropicalfete will be hosting a Black History Month two-part series event at The Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush branch located on 22Read More

Posted On February 15, 2022By Shan OliverIn News, TF Program Updates

Taxation Workshop for Artists

Tropicalfete will be presenting a free workshop titled ā€˜Taxation Workshop for Artistsā€™, hosted by Ms. Lawron Ballard, Certified Public Accountant. The purpose of the workshop is to provide valuable information on the tax code to benefit all artists. The goal of the Taxation Workshop for Artists is to equip artists with knowledge, that they can apply the practical application in real life. Tuesday March 15th 7:00 PM Stream Live on the Tropicalfete Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, LinkedIn Some of the subjects to be covered are:– Allocation of Expenses– Capitalization ofRead More