Posts Tagged "Jamaica festivals"

2013 Jamaica International Kite Festival | Easter Monday, April 1st

Posted by on Mar 28, 2013 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaican International Kite Festival | 5 comments

2013 Jamaica International Kite Festival | Easter Monday, April 1st

The 10th staging of the Jamaica International Kite Festival will be back at the Festival's original home, Seville Great House & Heritage Park in Priory, St. Ann, approximately 6 miles west of Ocho Rios. The Festival will take place on Easter Monday, April 1, 2013. The one-day event combines kite-flying, food, fun, marching bands, Mento bands, a kiddie village, and clean family entertainment with a stage show of a solid line-up of Jamaica’s top artistes. More than 20,000 people have attended past events! Some of the top artists scheduled to perform this year include: I-Octane, Mr. Vegas,...

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Must Do: Fi Wi Sinting Festival | Portland Jamaica | Feb 17, 2013

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaican Culture, Maroons, Portland Jamaica | 0 comments

Must Do: Fi Wi Sinting Festival | Portland Jamaica | Feb 17, 2013

Family Fun at Portland's Fi Wi Sinting Festival The 23rd staging of Fi Wi Sinting, a celebration of Jamaica’s African heritage, will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at Somerset Falls, Hope Bay, Portland from 10AM-8PM. Admission J$800 (about US$9.00), Children J$200 (about US $2.50) and Students with ID J$500 (about US$5.50). The phrase "Fi Wi Sinting" means "It is ours" in Jamaican patois, and represents how Jamaicans embrace and celebrate the food, traditions and customs that followed their ancestors from Africa. Take the entire family and enjoy a fun-filled day of mingling with...

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Updated Event Calendar | Wha’ Gwaan in Jamaica 2012-2013

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 in Blog, Festivals/Events | 0 comments

Updated Event Calendar | Wha’ Gwaan in Jamaica 2012-2013

FINALLY I updated the Jamaica Event Calendar for 2012 & 2013! Wondering wha' gwaan in Jamaica while you're there?? Check out the new 2013 calendar of Jamaica's renowned food festivals, cultural events, sporting events, rockin' musical extravaganzas, art & craft fairs, public holidays, etc. These are the main events that happen every year. Taking part in one of them could add a little pizazz to your Jamaican vacation experience! You can always find the calendars under the "Dis & Dat" category in our menu. Keep in mind that schedules change, particularly due to this stinky global...

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St. Mary Breadfruit Festival | Sunday, July 15, 2012

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in Blog, Festivals/Events, St. Mary Breadfruit Festival, St. Mary Jamaica | 0 comments

St. Mary Breadfruit Festival | Sunday, July 15, 2012

  Looking for some good FUN (and a little education) this weekend? It will be hard to top the yummy Jamaican breadfruit and the family-oriented entertainment at the annual St. Mary Breadfruit Festival, presented by the Jeffrey Town Farmers Association. The St. Mary Breadfruit Festival is always a favorite and this year's event should be no exception! It's a wonderful opportunity to meet the community of Jeffrey Town, located in St. Mary's lush, green hills, and sample the amazing variety of dishes made from breadfruit - from traditional roasted or boiled breadfruit, to breadfruit jam,...

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Don’t miss it! 2011 Portland Jerk Festival | this Sunday, July 3rd | Port Antonio, Jamaica

Posted by on Jul 2, 2011 in Beenie Man, Etana, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican crafts, Jamaican Culture, Jamaican Food, Jamaican jerk, Jamaican Music, Port Antonio Jamaica, Portland Jamaica, Portland Jerk Festival, Sizzla Kalonji, Terry Linen | 4 comments

How can you really top this - delicious Jamaican jerk and fun family-oriented entertainment - all in one place?? Come savor Jamaica's most famous style of cooking this Sunday, July 3rd, at the 12th Portland Jerk Festival in Port Antonio, Jamaica! This Festival is always a favorite and this year's should be no exception. As usual, the Festival expects a bumper crop of locals from all over the island as well as tourists to make the annual trip to Portland to enjoy the creations of Jamaica's popular chefs. The event always features more than 25 authentic jerk vendors from Portland, the "Home of...

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