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Miami Carnival 2021 set to open on Columbus Day Weekend

Miami Carnival is set to return in October this year. After a year of hiatus, Miami-Broward One Carnival Host Committee in partnership with the South …


New Beacon Books shines on

Finsbury Park’s famous Black bookshop, New Beacon Books (NBB), celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016

Flipo says call him Azaryah

He first came to our attention with his mega hit Doh Tell Meh Dat in 2014 and Flipo

Lottery funding puts Reading Carnival back on the road

Lottery funding has ensured that Reading Carnival will once again take to the streets of the Berkshire town on Bank Holiday Monday 29 May.

Trinidadian civil rights activist Darcus Howe has died aged 74

Writer, broadcaster and activist Darcus Howe has died at the age of 74

Trinidad appoints Orville London as the next High Commissioner to UK

Trinidad appoints Orville London as the next High Commissioner to UK

Saint Lucian Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott has died

Poet and playwright, Sir Derek Alton Walcott passed away at his home at Cap Estate this morning.


Fay-Ann Lyons debut album soars into Billboard Reggae top 10

Fay-Ann Lyons debut album soars into Billboard Reggae top 10 Three-time Soca Monarch champion,

Trinidad Panorama 2017 review

Massy All Stars Steel Orchestra won its tenth Trinidadian Panorama title last month

Seychelles – Creole Festival

A visit to the Seychelles would clearly be a privilege at any time, and none more so than during the annual ‘Festival Kreol’

2017 National Panorama results

The finals of the National Panorama competition took place on Saturday 25 February 2017 at the Queens Park Savannah

Voice is still the International Soca Monarch in 2017

He came, he sang but he was Far From Finished as Voice (Aaron St.Louis) once again captured the title

Saint Lucia’s 38th Independence celebrations

Saint Lucia celebrates its 38th year of independence today Wednesday 22 February

Carlyn XP proves she is Bouyon Soca Monarch for a second...

She captured the crown at the inaugural year of the competition in 2016, and she has done it again

National Panorama Final at the ‘Big Yard’ Despers leads, All Stars...

Champions Desperadoes topped the semi-final of the National Panorama Large Bands category last Sunday at the ‘Big Yard’


Shal Marshall is Famous

Shal Marshall’s Famous, on the Vicey Riddim, is one of the biggest hits of the 2017 soca season

Cy Grant, Guyanese Everyman – To Be Celebrated by London Metropolitan...

The Cy Grant Trust was awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant and, together with its partners The London Metropolitan Archives

Calypso Rose is victorious Far From Home

The great songstress Calypso Rose last night won an award at Les Victoires de la Musique

And the young king is? Fireball

The 2017 Trinidad Young Kings competition was won by Rohan 'Fireball' Richards

Mighty Tiger, 1940 – 2017

Arriving in London from Trinidad and Tobago in 1971, Ashton Moore was already an experienced calypsonian

Mongstar from Dancehall to Soca

Many in Saint Lucia will know him for his dancehall and his freestyling abilities

2017 Chutney Soca Monarch finalists

The final of the 22nd Chutney Soca Monarch competition will be held at Skinner Park

2017 Bouyon Monarch competition finalists

The final of Dominica's Bouyon Monarch competition will take place on Friday 18 February at Carnival City

Bazodee, is how Machel’s new film sends dem

Soca sensation Machel Montano has been a celebrity for many years, and now looks set to gain a slew


Grenada, marks its 43rd Independence day

With its distinctive gold, green and red flag, the six parish ‘Spice Island’ of Grenada will celebrate its 43rd year of independence

Sunshine & Nadiva – Double Trouble

These artists’ drive, tenacity and passion for their music and artform is evident in the way they talk about the business of music

All board – Soca on the Seas returns for 2017

Last year’s inaugural Soca On The Seas delivered on its promise to be the cruise event of the year

Mayor should help ‘struggling’ Notting Hill Carnival organisers, says London Assembly

A report focusing on public safety at Notting Hill Carnival has recommended that organiser London Notting Hill Carnival Enterprises Trust

Calypso Rose is nominated for a Victoires de la Musique

Calypso Rose (Linda McArtha Monica Sandy-Lewis) has been nominated in the category of World Music Album of the Year

Sparrow Come Back Home exhibition closes on the 5 February

The exhibition Sparrow Come Back Home, which opened on 26 December, will close on 5 February