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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
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 November 27, 2021By altonIn life, music, Music News, TF Program Updates

Tree Lighting Ceremony!

The return of  Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District and Old Stone House of Brooklyn Museum annual tree lighting! Come celebrate each other and our amazing community. Free to all, mask wearing recommend. Entertainment begins at 4:30 pm on the corner of 5th Ave and 4th Street with Tropicalfete (stilt dancers and steelpan band), a giant bubble display by Bubble Dad, Dr. Alex singing some tunes, and Park Slope Parents art activities. Enjoy wrapped treats and say hello to Santa!Tree lighting at 6 pm.  4th St & 5th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11215  https://g.co/kgs/MZYkqYRead More
June is observed as Caribbean Heritage Month and Tropicalfete Inc. continues celebrations with the Authors Connecting Program. The event will include a list of activities,  such as reading sessions, interviews and interactive workshops. The program will be streamed live on Facebook, YouTube, twitch, Periscope, Linked, Instagram and Tropicalfete.com.  Authors Connecting is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as oneā€™s view of world events.  The program is targeted at people of all ages and consists of workshop sessions with authorsRead More

Posted On August 14, 2020By Janeen PottingerIn Music News, News, TF Program Updates

Complete The Census

We need to get the word out that Ā our community needs to complete the census now! One of the best ways to communicate a message is through song. We are thankful Ā recording Artist Cheryl V Ā and Joan Myers have answered the call with the soca track “Get Counted” and the reggae track “All about us” Kompa, Hip Hop & Bachata tracks to follow. Please go to https://my2020census.gov/, or call 800-932-8282, or complete the form that was mail to you. Regardless of immigration status we all need to be counted. Ā ThisRead More
#10 Bunji Garlin- Big Bad Soca ā€˜Big Bad Socaā€™, directed by Tom Swindell, embodies the pride and joy of carnival and the islands. The video includes candid scenes of Trinidad Carnival along with stunning studio shots of beautiful masqueraders and dancers. The track was featured on his album, ā€œTurn Upā€ which was released September 1st. Available in your record store & online Stream or download: https://bunjigarlin.lnk.to/turn-upPR #9 Mista Savona ā€“ ā€˜Carnivalā€™ feat. Solis & Randy Valentine VP Records/17 North Parade released ā€œHavana Meets Kingstonā€ in the Fall. Produced by Australiaā€™sRead More
Line up of Dominica's 20th World Creole Music Festival Announced2
  Roseau Dominica ā€“ The stage is set for a star studded line up of the 20th world Creole Music Festival in Dominica from October 27 ā€“ 29, 2017.Ā  The three nights of pulsating rhythms line up was revealed at the Fort Young Hotel on July 13, 2017.Ā  The contribution of past and present event directors was acknowledged as the World Creole Music Festival has become a landmark event which showcases the islandā€™s rich creole heritage.   The official line up for the 2017 World Creole Music Festival is: FridayRead More