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Featured Authors Elizabeth ‘Lady’ Montano – King of Soca – host Patricia Meschino Dr. Anthony ‚ÄėMighty Gabby‚Äô Carter – Who Gabby Think He Is? host Keran Deterville Hon. Cynthia A Pratt – From the Pit to the Palace: The Autobiography of Cynthia Mother Pratt¬†host Melissa Noel Jessie Chandler Jr – West Indian Sin ¬†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 ¬†host Shan Oliver¬† Ayanna Lloyd Banwo –Read More
June is observed as Caribbean Heritage Month in the United States, a period that highlights the versatile talents and accomplishments of Caribbean people living in the U.S., the Caribbean and throughout the world. Tropicalfete’s annual Authors Connecting Program, held each June, highlights the work of Caribbean authors while underscoring the importance of literacy and indigenous cultural identities in expanding education and life perspectives. The Authors Connecting Program is designed for all ages and consists of interviews and workshop sessions with authors reading from their works. The 2022 edition of the program willRead More
“Tropicalfete regrettably announces the postponement of their end of summer Carnival Festival, scheduled for September 11th at the Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch Plaza. Based upon the rising number of COVID-19 cases in New York City and the highly infectious delta and mu variants, the decision to postpone the event was recommended by Colden Corporation, an occupational health, safety and environmental firm owned and managed by practicing Certified Industrial Hygienists, Certified Safety Professionals, and doctoral trained senior scientists. Colden Corporation is the Brooklyn Public Library‚Äôs COVID-19 consultant, Tropicalfete has spentRead More
Tropicalfete Presents an important workshop for you. How Do Music Creators Get Paid? Presenter: Akilah Phillip – Intellectual Property Professional | Let‚Äôs Talk Intellectual Property Facilitators: Alton Aimable & Charles ‚ÄúCke1‚ÄĚ Watts | Tropicalfete, Inc. May 22, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Registration Required https://tinyurl.com/5dhthnry After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with informationHave you seen your royalty check lately?What are the different types of royalties?Do you know who controls your music?ThanksNew York City Department of Cultural AffairsCouncil Member Alicka Ampry-SamuelCouncil Member Farah N. LouisCouncil Member/Read More
Tropicalfete‚Äôs Steel Pan Yoga virtual class for all levels from beginners to experts. Our Steel Pan yoga workshop will relieve aches, pains and stiffness and give you a boost of energy with some of the technics we will introduce you to.   This is a relaxing stress reliever project for all ages. If you have flexibility goals, this is a great workshop to do on a regular basis to improve hip and hamstring mobility as well as deeper backbends and shoulder flexibility. Great full body stretch and meditation with some sweetRead More
Borough President, Tropicalfete‚Äôs Teaching & Performing Artists Ms. Caitlyn,  Ms. Ashley,  Mr. Charles, Ms. Daria, and Mr. Ricardo represents the CULTURE and the ARTS.  It is still a difficult time for all of us but we continue to strive and find ways to forge a head.    It is inspiring to have 5 persons among the 82 people honored today. We love your talent, passion and dedication.  We salute all of you!Read More
Tropicalfete will be putting on a production for international Creole Day on Sunday October 25 6 PM. Jounen Kw√©y√≤l (Creole Day) celebrating French Caribbean Creole culture Event will feature a live band Alegba and Friends, Urban Dance Opportunities, and Ricardo Greenaway and More the event will be Hosted by Tropiclafete’s Kerandetervillve and Gayrleen Orange @tropicalfete @alegbaandfriends @kerandeterville72 @gayrleen @ricardogpanist @urban_dance_opportunities https://www.facebook.com/events/716330859295354/Read More
Tropicalfete is promoting Creativity and Safety during the pandemic with a Creative Face Mask Contest PRIZES $150 1st¬† Place $100 2nd Place $75 3rd Place Additional $100 Cash Prize for face¬† mask with the most online votes PRIZES SPONSORED BY South Jersey Caribbean Festival RULES Submission Deadline Sept 5th – Collaborations welcome –¬† More than one entry allowed – Contest open to ¬†students of PS135, PS9, IS392, Tropicalfete programs. Email or text Entry: Your Name and Partners Name Name of your design Picture of your design Which program or schoolRead More
Boy x girl duo brings the “Pum Pum Magic” on ethereal dance track that balances elements of dub, reggae, and R&B Hailing from the foothills of Kingston, Jamaica, Dejavilla is the artistic partnership of musicians David Marston and Sarah Couch (daughter of the late, legendary Jamaican singer-songwriter-chef, Suzanne Couch). Their distinctive brand of music is a fluid range of sounds and styles, with roots in their motherland, and influences from their world travels. DejaVilla’s third single, the atmospheric “Ochi to Mobay,” was released last week on Ultra Music. Caribbean music, arts,Read More
G.O.A.T. 20 song album by Machel Montano (45th Album)  Buy/Stream here:  https://MachelMontano.lnk.to/GOAT#1 on iTunes Reggae Charts.#21 (Canada) & #50 (USA) iTunes ALL Genre Charts!Greatest Of All Time! The Greatest of All Time is NOW. Greatest time to unite… Greatest time to collaborate…This is the greatest time for Soca Music – Let’s take it to the Universe! Executive Produced by: Machel Montano, Che Kothari, Rawlston Charles & Franklyn Grant     Featuring Collaborations with:AshantiDing DongJacob Desvarieux (Kassav)Calypso RoseBunji GarlinSuper BlueSkinny FabulousFarmer NappyMottoSupa GM1Dloxx Available on iTunes, Google Play & Deezer NOW! More platforms coming soon.  Download & Share.Distributed by MonkRead More