Festivals/Events

Fi Wi Sinting 2014 | Celebrate Jamaica’s African Roots at Feb 16th Festival

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Fi Wi Sinting | 0 comments

Fi Wi Sinting 2014 | Celebrate Jamaica’s African Roots at Feb 16th Festival

Culture & Family Fun at Portland's Fi Wi Sinting 2014! Fi Wi Sinting 2014, a unique cultural festival that pays tribute to Jamaica's African heritage, will mark it's 24th staging on Sunday, February 16th, from 10:00am to 8:30pm. The phrase "Fi Wi Sinting" means "It is ours" in Jamaican patois, and captures the spirit in which Jamaicans embrace the food, traditions and customs that followed many of their ancestors from Africa. February is Black History Month and the Festival is Jamaica's biggest African-centered cultural event. Enjoy a day for the entire family as you mingle with...

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Lineup | How to Enjoy the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2014

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival | 2 comments

Lineup | How to Enjoy the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2014

Enjoying the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2014 This year's 18th staging of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival is happening on the three evenings of January 30, January 31 and February 1, 2014. Are you ready for some great music? This "Premier Music Festival in the Caribbean" always gathers the world's most talented entertainers to celebrate all genres of music in Jamaica in January. It attracts tens of thousands of fans from Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean, the USA and Europe. The 2014 staging will once again honor this musical diversity, and we've prepared a short guide to help you...

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ATI Weekend Negril 2013 | Scheduled for 8/1 to 8/6

Posted by on May 26, 2013 in ATI Weekend, Blog, Festivals/Events, Negril Jamaica | 1 comment

ATI Weekend Negril 2013 | Scheduled for 8/1 to 8/6

Appleton Jamaica Rum once again sponsors Appleton Temptation Isle (ATI Weekend Negril 2013) celebrating 12 years of high energy and wild abandon! **Confirmed dates: August 1 to August 6, 2013 The ATI website has not yet been updated so there are no details yet, but rooms are booking up FAST. Last year's event was one super all-inclusive 4-day weekend, but I have no idea yet what they're planning for 2013. When I see more details, I will post them here. Please see the Smirnoff Dream Weekend post for some details about that event, also taking place in Negril from August 1st to August 6th....

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Westmoreland Curry Festival 2013 | Jamaica | Sunday, April 28

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Beenie Man, Blog, Curry Chicken/Goat, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaica Travel, Tifa, Westmoreland Curry Festival, Westmoreland Jamaica | 0 comments

Westmoreland Curry Festival 2013 | Jamaica | Sunday, April 28

Love curry chicken? Curry goat? Head to the Westmoreland Curry Festival this weekend! The Westmoreland Curry Festival 2013 is the premier annual curry food show in the Caribbean and this will be Westmoreland's 13th annual event. It's a major fundraiser for the Manning's School and other worthy charities in Westmoreland Parish. Over 10,000 local and international visitors patronize the festival every 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 enjoyable evening music entertainment by popular...

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Beres Hammond to get key to the city at Miami music festival – Caribbean360

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in Beres Hammond, Blog, Festivals/Events | 0 comments

Beres Hammond to get key to the city at Miami music festival – Caribbean360

Beres Hammond to get key to the city at Miami music festival FLORIDA, United States, Tuesday April 16, 2013 – Veteran reggae star Beres Hammond will be honoured by the City Of Miami with the key to the city, which will be presented by Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones, at this year’s Best Of The Best music festival. The legendary Jamaican singer will also be presented with a Congressional Proclamation by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson for his many musical and philanthropic contributions over the last three decades. The international Reggae star will also feature as one of the headline...

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Liguanea Art Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary on Sunday April 21, 2013

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Blog, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaican crafts, Liguanea Art Festival | 0 comments

Liguanea Art Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary on Sunday April 21, 2013

Enjoy an Art-Filled Day at Liguanea!   On Sunday, April 21st, the parking lot at Liguanea Plaza in Saint Andrew will once again be transformed into the 10th Annual Liguanea Art Festival, and filled with booths containing beautiful works of art, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, photography and jewelry. It's a true feast for the eyes! The Liguanea Art Festival (pronounced lig-a-knee ) is organized by (and the brainchild of) Tony and June Wong of Liguanea Drug & Garden Centre. This is Jamaica's largest outdoor art festival, and has become the largest single-day art...

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