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A new trendsetting party theme has been created in Antigua and Barbuda, lead by none other than A.S. Bryden and Sons with its internationally acclaimed Carib Beer brand. The Carib Trailer, piloted by popular entertainers Ibis and Supa Diamond, was introduced last Friday and offered two nights of mobile entertainment and fun encompassing the city [...]
Antigua and Barbuda Ship and Yacht Registry will once again be an Event Industry Partner of the Caribbean’s longest running regatta. The Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) is the Maritime Administration of Antigua and Barbuda, operating a maritime registry offering the option to boat owners of registering their boat [...]
Nationals of Antigua and Barbuda living in Toronto, Canada marked the country’s 32nd anniversary of Independence with a Banquet on 2nd November 2013 and a Service of Praise and Thanksgiving on 3rd November 2013. At the Banquet, hosted by the Antigua and Barbuda Association of Toronto (ABAT), in Etobicoke, Ontario, the Antiguan and Barbudan community [...]
The Carnival Development Committee today expressed its sadness at the passing of carnival enthusiast Cortwright Mason who died last week after a brief period of illness.
Dominica’s 35th Anniversary celebration as an independent nation, can so far be described as one of the greatest birthday parties thrown for a nation at this age. (CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES)
West aims to sharpen Sagicor WIHPC players’ “long format” skills CAVE HILL, Barbados – Graeme West said he will be looking to build on the strong work ethic the current squad have shown during the second term of the current Sagicor West Indies High Performance Centre for this year. West said the players had [...]
As the sun shone overhead and the streets vibrated with drum beats, brightly clad dancers made their way down Martin Luther King Boulevard in Roxbury, wearing feathered crowns, body glitter, and sparkling jewelry. But this year, the dancers in the city’s annual Caribbean Carnival parade were joined by another group: volunteers wearing T-shirts and holding [...]
Europe’s biggest street festival, the Notting Hill Carnival, has opened with thousands of revellers watching a parade of giant floats. Up to one million people are expected over two days for a feast of Caribbean culture, food, music and dance. Hundreds of youngsters are taking part in the children’s day at the carnival which traditionally [...]
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Fantastic was the word used by Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to describe CARIFESTA XI which is in progress in Paramaribo and other regions of Suriname. Speaking after witnessing the opening weekend and participating in the launch of the Caribbean Marketplace for the Arts and [...]
HUF Music and Arts Academy students, executive and faculty paraded the streets of the Grays Green community Sunday 11th August and journeyed their way to the Green Bay Primary School where national dignitaries, parents and community supporters gathered for the official launch ceremony of the HUF Music and Arts Academy. The manifestation of the opening [...]
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Two of the most innovative aspects of CARIFESTA were declared open on Monday in Paramaribo, Suriname with the Caribbean Market Place for the Arts and the Youth Village. President of Suriname, His Excellency Desire Bouterse, First Lady Ingrid Bouterse and Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, left their [...]
The New Media Unit within the Ministry of Telecommunications, Science & Technology teamed up with the Caribbean Super Station (CSS) during Carnival 2013 to produce simultaneous, dynamic broadcasting of the annual festival. The team from CSS station in Trinidad included radio personality Stacy Lyons, Producer; Lesley Charlerie, and Accounts Executive and Public Relations Officer Raoul [...]
The chairman of the Carnival Development Committee (CDC) said he agrees with the police’s decision to call off the event.
The Minister with responsibility for Carnival, the Hon. Eleston Adams and Chairman of the Carnival Development Committee (CDC), Mr. Kayode O’Marde join members of the CDC to express profound thanks and appreciation to all Carnival Stakeholders. Special recognition is given to the various sponsors, sub-committees, judges, contestants, performers, artisans, musicians, mas troupes, vendors, security forces, [...]
Ezzy Rattigan’s Golden Cup’ outplayed all other songs for J’ouvert and on Carnival Tuesday to win the 2013 Road March title.
An upsurge in village and family reunions have been credited for the hike in the number of revelers on the streets of St John’s for J’ouvert.
“Calypso has won,” declared Eddie Mello, moments after he dethroned De Bear to capture the 2013 Calypso Monarch crown in the wee hours of Monday morning.