Posts made in July, 2010

Big Emancipation Jubilee! | Tomorrow at Seville Heritage Park | Etana, George Nooks, etc

Posted by on Jul 30, 2010 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Culture, Jamaican Music, Seville Emancipation Jubilee, St. Ann Jamaica | 0 comments

Celebrate the emancipation of African slaves at what will hopefully become one of Jamaica's UNESCO World Heritage sites! The Emancipation Jubilee at Seville Heritage Park is a fun and educational family affair; admission is $1,000 for adults and $400 for children (US visitors: $15 for adults, $5 for children). Gates open at 6 p.m. and activities continue into the morning, including the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation at midnight. The JNHT has created a simulated African village at the entrance; you will progress through the arrival of the Europeans and the "Gates of No Return" to a...

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4th Annual Ocho Rios Seafood Festival | Sunday, August 1, 2010 | Busy Signal, Vegas…

Posted by on Jul 30, 2010 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Food, Jamaican Music, Ocho Rios Jamaica, Ocho Rios Seafood Festival, St. Ann Jamaica | 0 comments

The Ocho Rios Seafood Festival has joined a growing list of food festivals held annually across Jamaica and focuses on fish, shrimp, lobster, crab, eel, scallops and octopus. Wish I could go - I BADLY need some shrimp, crab and octopus!! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Ochi seafood event rocks to festival beat Friday, July 30, 2010 THE winner and the top two runners-up in this year's popular festival song contest will be making their first out-of-competition appearance at the Ocho Rios Seafood Festival, the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) has announced. According to Grace Silvera, the agency's...

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Beres Hammond, Inner Circle and Culture | In N.Y. August 6-7-8

Posted by on Jul 29, 2010 in Beres Hammond, Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaican Music, Lovers' Rock, Reggae & US | 0 comments

Looks like Beres has done it again!! Due to overwhelming demand, a second show has been added for Saturday, August 7th at Brooklyn Academy of Music. :love: THE LONG AWAITED TOUR FEATURING BERES HAMMOND, INNER CIRCLE AND CULTURE IS COMING TO NEW YORK IN AUGUST PRESS RELEASE, NEW YORK – The long-awaited, unprecedented and extraordinary live concert themed “For the Love of It” Tour 2010 is making its stop in the New York area with performances by an all-star line-up of legendary and prolific reggae idols. New York is all set and ready to sing and shout for two wonderful nights at BAM – Brooklyn...

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ATI Weekend in Negril | July 30-Aug 2, 2010 | Party schedule!

Posted by on Jul 28, 2010 in ATI Weekend, Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaican Music, Negril Jamaica | 12 comments

ATI Weekend in Negril | July 30-Aug 2, 2010 | Party schedule!

NOTE: This was the 2010 party schedule. For 2014 dates & party details, please visit our latest Smirnoff Dream Weekend post and watch for updates!! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Appleton Jamaica Rum once again sponsors Appleton Temptation Isle (ATI) celebrating 10 years of high energy and wild abandon! Enjoy 18 hours of partying with 6 hours of sleep, spread out over 3 days during the Emancipation Day Holiday weekend in the most idyllic spot in the Western Hemisphere, Negril, Jamaica! ATI is one of the summer’s most anticipated and celebrated party series and pulls thousands of Jamaicans and overseas...

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Bolt set for Gay, Powell showdown in Stockholm

Posted by on Jul 28, 2010 in Asafa Powell, Blog, Jamaica sports, Usain Bolt | 0 comments

Bolt set for Gay, Powell showdown in Stockholm First "Big 3" clash since World Champs final AFP, Wednesday, July 28, 2010 STOCKHOLM, Sweden — World 100 metres record holder Usain Bolt will take on US sprint rivals Tyson Gay and fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell in the IAAF Diamond League meet here on August 6, organisers confirmed today. The race will mark the first time that history's three fastest men will compete together since the 100m final at last year's world championships in Berlin where Bolt set the world record, clocking 9.58, with Gay second in 9.71, then a US record, with Powell, the...

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