Tag: festival


Jamaicans Overseas Get To Vote For Festival Song

The Jamaican Diaspora, for the first time this year will get the chance to vote for their favorite 2020 Jamaica Festival Song. This year there are 10 finalists vying for the crown and the lineup is an exciting and interesting one. It includes the following: Buju Banton (I am a Jamaican) Freddie McGregor (Tun up Di Sound) Toots & The […]


“Big Up Jamaica” Wins 2019 Festival Song Competition

Raldene ‘Loaded Eagle’ Dyer emerged the winner of the JCDC Jamaica Festival Song 2019 Competition. Dyer showcased his singing prowess against Percival Lord (Dharma); Jason Wright (Iya Concord); Edwin Myers; Escarpment Road New Testament Church of God Choir; Alero Perrier (Alley Bless); Nickoy Green (Shawn- D); Nester Chung (Humility); Vernon Smith (Ramize); Raldene Dyer (Loaded Eagle);  Meckedah Henry (McKada); and […]


Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

The second annual Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival will be launched at a press conference on January 15. The three-day event, which showcases the rich tradition of coffee production in the Blue Mountain region, was launched last year and featured Blue Mountain coffee, coffee-related products, food stalls, tastings, demonstrations, and workshops. Held at Newcastle in St. Andrew in late March, […]


5 Top Caribbean Countries To Visit At Christmas!

Do you want a break from the snow and white Christmas this year? If you do and want to escape home for some Christmas fun with the family in a warm-weather destination, the Caribbean provides the perfect oasis for you! You will enjoy Christmas with a Caribbean flavor creating some lifetime memories. Here are five of the best places to […]


CARIFESTA Comes To Barbados

Barbados will be the host country for the staging of the Caribbean Festival of Arts in 2017. This year marks the 13th staging of the festival commonly known as CARIFESTA.  The festival is an international multicultural event organized on a periodic basis by the countries of the Caribbean. The main purpose the festival is to gather artists, musicians, and authors to exhibit […]