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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
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

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

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
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. ā€œWe are very excited to be rolling out Happy or Not terminals for the first time in Jamaica at Sangster International Airport,ā€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