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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 ‘Taxation Workshop for Artists’, 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

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

Complete The Census

We need to get the word out that  our community needs to complete the census now! One of the best ways to communicate a message is through song. We are thankful  recording Artist Cheryl V  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.  ThisRead More
MBJ Airports will leverage technology to boost customer satisfaction with the installation of 10 Happy or Not terminals at Sangster International Airport. The interactive terminals will be placed at strategic locations to gauge customer satisfaction related to specific zones or services provided at the airport. The feedback received from customers will help MBJ Airports respond quickly to concerns and improve the level of service on a continual basis. “We are very excited to be rolling out Happy or Not terminals for the first time in Jamaica at Sangster International Airport,”Read More
UVI RTPark To Host VIP Investment Showcase During Caribbean Week In New York
The University of the Virgin Islands Research & Technology Park, (UVI RTPark), will celebrate Caribbean Week in New York and Caribbean American Heritage Month in the USA with a Big Apple VIP Investment Showcase Reception this June. The event is set to introduce the opportunities of the RTPark program to business leaders and key members of the Caribbean Diaspora in New York and highlight the many advantages to doing business with the RTPark program and the US Virgin Islands. The UVI RTPark program, established in 2002, is a specialist economicRead More
GRAMMY MUSEUM SELECTS STUDENTS FOR GRAMMY CAMP IN NASHVILLE AND LOS ANGELES  
GRAMMY MUSEUM® SELECTS STUDENTS FOR GRAMMY CAMP® IN NASHVILLE AND LOS ANGELES Unique Summer Program Brings Together Youth With Outstanding Artists And Music Industry Professionals SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 25, 2017)—The GRAMMY Museum® announced today that 119 talented high school students from 104 U.S. cities and 29 U.S. states have been selected as participants in the 13th annual GRAMMY Camp® program. The Museum’s signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students will be held in Nashville, Tenn., from May 30–June 3 at Belmont University, and in Los Angeles fromRead More
After months of negotiations CaribDirect Multi-Media is pleased to announce Jamaican musician, celebrity chef and TV presenter Levi Roots will be participating in Grace Foods Jus’ Caribbean Festival 2017 by giving an inspirational speech at the Grace Foods Caribbean Food and Drink Conference 2017.   Billed for Friday 18th August 2017 at Lambeth College in south London Grace Foods Caribbean Food and Drink Conference 2017 is intended to address several matters that affect trade and investment in both the Caribbean and UK Diaspora. Issues such as, Due diligence in foodRead More
Kingston, Jamaica: It came as a surprise for eight-year-old Aljarno Patric Campbell and his family when his artwork ‘Radiant Earth’ was selected to be used as the graphic for tickets to the second staging of Mount Plenty Organics’ Farm to Table charity event: A Fusion of Food Art and Goodwill. “I’m just so proud of him,” says his grandmother Pamela Brown. “It’s a shame his mother never got a chance to see how talented he is.”     Aljarno’s mother succumbed to her cancer diagnosis less than three years ago.Read More
MPR Consulting – Delivering a positive message of love & unity, Hawaiian based roots & reggae band The Lambsbread are known for their conscious message. It is a family affair as band founders Kaya and Nadia are joined by two of Their children. Hawaii’s youngest professional reggae musicians, 16 year old Samuel Levi on the drums with his brother of 12 years, Jacob Selassie on the keyboards. The conscious musical family has recently released a stirring and inspirational single titled “World Peace Before 2021” which in itself has become aRead More

Posted On October 14, 2016By altonIn News

The spirit of the Caribbean to lift US east coast

THE SPIRIT OF THE CARIBBEAN TO LIFT THE US EAST COAST ~ A series of road shows and seminars organized to help raise awareness of the region in three US east coast cities ~   The Caribbean is going east this month – to the east coast of the United States. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has organized a series of events in three states on the United States east coast to help raise awareness of the Caribbean to travel agents and the local media. A CTO team – includingRead More