Posts made in March, 2011

Curry Creativity in Savanna-la-Mar, Jamaica! | April 24, 2011 | Westmoreland Curry Festival

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011 in Blog, Curry Chicken/Goat, Jamaican Food, Westmoreland Jamaica | 0 comments

Curry Creativity in Savanna-la-Mar, Jamaica! | April 24, 2011 | Westmoreland Curry Festival

Westmoreland Curry Festival The Westmoreland Curry Festival is the premier annual curry food show in the Caribbean and this will be Southwestern Jamaica's 11th annual event! The festival is one of the major fundraisers for the Manning's School Development Fund as well as a variety of other worthy charities in Westmoreland Parish. More than 10,000 local and international visitors patronize the festival each year! The festival is a family fun-fest with face painting, a children's play area, and craft and vendor booths. It appeals to adults as well with several bars and wonderful evening music...

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Jamaica’s Fern Gully to close April 4, 2011 for 9 months

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011 in Blog, Jamaica Travel, Ocho Rios Jamaica, St. Ann Jamaica | 0 comments

Jamaica’s Fern Gully to close April 4, 2011 for 9 months

Go while you can - it's a beautiful drive! Fern Gully closure delayed Jamaica Observer Saturday, March 26, 2011 The plan by the National Works Agency (NWA) to close the Fern Gully main road in St Ann has been delayed. The corridor will now be closed on Monday, April 4 for nine months. The delay was necessary to undertake additional improvement works along the alternative routes and install the relevant detour signs. Closure is to facilitate a $500 million dollar repair project, which is part of the Jamaica Development Infrastructure Programme (JDIP). Operators of large buses wishing to...

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ATI Weekend and Smirnoff Dream Weekend – Negril, Jamaica – 2011 Dates

Posted by on Mar 26, 2011 in Dancehall, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Music, Negril Jamaica, Negril Smirnoff Dream Weekend, Westmoreland Jamaica | 20 comments

NOTE: This was the 2011 party information. For 2014 dates & party details, please visit our latest Smirnoff Dream Weekend post and watch for updates!! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ATI Weekend and Smirnoff Dream Weekend - Negril, Jamaica - 2011 Dates THE LATEST: The ATI (Appleton Temptation Island) Weekend and Smirnoff Dream Weekend (formerly Red Stripe) events held in beautiful Negril, Jamaica, are always HIGHLY anticipated each year. This is Jamaica's #1 blockbuster party weekend!! The confirmed dates are: ** ATI Weekend - July 29 to August 2, 2011. ** Smirnoff Dream Weekend - July 29 to August 1,...

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Easter in Jamaica | Bun and Cheese!

Posted by on Mar 26, 2011 in Jamaican Culture, Jamaican Food | 4 comments

The Story of the Jamaica Easter Tradition From The Hot Cross Buns Yum, let’s all have a hot cross bun. Jamaicans probably remember the universal ditty associated with the delicious treats— "Hot cross buns, hot cross buns One a penny, two a penny Hot cross buns; If you have no daughters, give them to your sons. One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns." Sung quite a bit at Easter time, the song reminds many of childhood delights, but most people probably don’t realize that hot cross buns pre-date the Jamaican Easter-season bun and cheese and led to their popularity. Sometimes called Easter...

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