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Antigua will be represented in a big way come Carnival 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago- this as there’s confirmation today that one of the Soca music industry’s beautiful and talented female entertainers will join the ranks of the Roy Cape band ahead of Carnival 2017.   Together with the band’s already accomplished entertainers, Blaxx and Ricardo Drue who, as it happens, was born in Antigua, female heartthrob, Tizzy will excite fans of soca music when she lends her amazing vocals to the Roy Cape set in 2017. The Roy CapeRead More
Federation Family presents a new compilation and two new songs with Weekendz Riddim, “Fyah Truck” by Fucha Kid featuring Pipa and “Feel Like Dancing” by Fucha Kid, all now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released August 5, 2016), from FOX FUSE.   Founded by Antiguan entertainer Karl “Fucha Kid” Edwards, Federation Family is home to a number of local dancehall and soca acts from Antigua. The imprint seeks to cultivate new talent in its homeland, and thereby deliver diverse and exciting music to the international audience. The three-track,Read More
The year 2015 has been a breakout year for Ricardo Drue. After placing second runner up at the International Soca Monarch Competition in Trinidad & Tobago this February, he defended his Power Soca Monarch Crown at the Antigua & Barbuda Soca Monarch competition in July. Not willing to lose momentum from his international hit Vagabond, Ricardo Drue has cranked out two more monster hits for 2015 and Soca lovers are saying YES! His first big release of 2015, Professional already has over 200,000 views on YouTube and is continuing toRead More
Ricardo Drue one of the fastest rising stars in soca, has captured his second straight Soca monarch crown in Antigua. Ricardo Drue became a household name off the success of his breakaway hit “Vagabond” which earned him the 2nd runner up spot in Trinidad’s International Soca Monarch. However before his international fame, Ricardo had captured the 2014 Soca Monarch title in Antigua. The reigning Monarch went into the Antigua Recreation grounds on Saturday 1st August 2015 to defend his title, and did so in spectacular fashion. Commanding the crowd andRead More
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA LAUNCH CARIBBEAN WEEK WITH MUST ATTEND EVENT OF THE CITY Featured Official Signing Between Antigua and Barbuda and Sunwing Travel Group New York, NY. June 2, 2015 – The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority started Caribbean Tourism Week with a splash by hosting the must-attend event of the city, with over 180 attendees including influential, top-tier leading media, and travel trade and executives. The event was held to celebrate achievements of the past year of The Government of Antigua and Barbuda, including the appointment of Special EconomicRead More

Posted On February 27, 2015By altonIn News

Eco-friendly cruising in Antigua and Barbuda

ECO-FRIENDLY CRUISING IN ANTIGUA’S SISTER ISLAND BARBUDA Now is the time to cruise over to Barbuda (Photo Credits: Randy Candy Photography. Provided by The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority) While Antigua is the more popular of the two, now is the time to cruise over to Antigua’s exclusive sister island Barbuda. “Barbuda has emerged as a green cruising destination welcoming, smaller luxury cruise lines with discerning cruisers, and this will have a significant impact on the economy of the sister island” says CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority,Read More
Antiguan-Jamaican artist Kenne Blessin was given a hearty welcome by his American fans when he delivered his familiar hits like Seaching and Cinderella plus his newly released single Under Mi Sensi at the Vinyl club in downtown Atlanta. As the only Caribbean performer on the roster for the evening, Kenne Blessin proved his effortless transition as a bonafide crossover artist with the songs that married pop, R&B and a hint of island medley with soca and reggae. “It was extremely well received,” Kenne Blessin said of his first performance ofRead More
Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, Sandals Resorts International, Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines were among the top tourism industry stakeholders to emerge victorious from the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North American Gala Ceremony yesterday evening. The event was hosted by the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority and Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa and welcomed guests from across the region. Joining guests of honour were Antigua & Barbuda Governor General Dame Louise Lake-Tack and Prime Minister Dr. Hon Baldwin Spencer and at the event were government ministers, chairmen, andRead More