Festivals and Events

Culture, Festivals and Events

Island Beat (November/December 1998)

Caring for the Caribbean A new environmental initiative called The Caribbean Cares has been launched to conserve the water used in hotels...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Sports

Fields of Dreams

The International Test Cricket season is always awaited with eagerness by cricket-mad West Indians. And with the top-rated Aussies as...

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Community, Culture, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Happy Holi

Phagwa, or Holi, in Trinidad usually follows on the heels of Carnival. It is a festival of Hindu origin brought by the Indian indentured...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Festival Beat: the Drums of Carriacou

On an April night, on the speck of land in the southern Caribbean that is the Grenadine island of Carriacou, the grounds of Belair Park...

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Culture, Music, Festivals and Events, Jamaica

Remembering the One Love Concert for Peace

It seems like just yesterday. But the most famous concert in the history of reggae music — probably in the history of Caribbean music in...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Lifestyle

Bask in the Glow

All the advertisements, the tickets, the pre-event paraphernalia for that first Glow fete repeated the same mandate: “wear white!” In...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Sports

West Indies Cricket: The Next 11 . . .

Whether the team performs magnificently or otherwise, there’s nothing in the world like West Indies cricket. There was a time when...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

What’s Fun & Fresh in the Caribbean this Month

Another life Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy Carlos Eire (Free Press, ISBN 0-7432-1965-1) Growing up in a wealthy...

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