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A Fe We Culture Inc. Ultimate Jamaica 50 Peoples’ Independence Bash, August 4, 2012 A Tribute to 50 years of Independence





July 18 2012 -- New York, NY-- A Fe We Culture, Inc. today announced that it will be hosting the Ultimate Jamaica 50 Peoples’ Independence Bash (“UJ50PIB”) as part of the Carib Gold 2012 line up on August 4th 2012 at Eastwood Manor, 3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10469.



The 2012 “Ultimate Jamaica 50…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 20, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

The 'Taboofication' of the Number Two

The number two has become quite an aberration in local popular culture. Indeed, a very weird phenomenon and one which is both amusing as it is perplexing.  For the life of me I cannot understand how this simplistic second child of the Greek numeral has come to be so scorned and vilified.

What is most amusing are the countless euphemisms that have succeeded the number two in popular discourse. It is commonplace to hear such phrases as ‘twice’, ‘second’, ‘one plus one’ or ‘that number…

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Added by Shelleyan Lewars on January 17, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Business of Culture Making it Profitable for Caribbean Multi-National business Conference to Focus Attention

Having given the world some of its most exciting musical art forms, the Caribbean has staked its claim as a major international cultural center. The steel band, calypso, reggae and soca made their entry into the world of entertainment and culture in the 20th century dominating niche segments of the global market and in the case of reggae and calypso they have crossed over into the global musical mainstream in a fashion that has taken the industry by storm.



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Added by CShout1 on November 2, 2009 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Jamaica begins process to get reggae inscribed on UNESCO cultural heritage list

PRINCIPAL DIRECTOR OF THE CULTURE AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES POLICY DIVISION IN THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND CULTURE, DR. JANICE LINDSAY, SAYS A COMMITTEE WILL…

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Added by CShout1 on February 9, 2016 at 2:16pm — No Comments

St. Lucia PM, King calls for ‘demonstration of resilience!’

Dame Pearlette Louisy officially declared the tissue lab open by cutting the ribbon as Prime Minister King and Ambassador Chou look on. PM King says this is a time to say thank you to the Taiwanese.



Saint Lucia has its very own tissue culture laboratory and the facility is expected to be one of the most modern if not the first of its kind in the sub-region. When fully operational, the Union-based tissue culture laboratory which was built… Continue

Added by CShout1 on September 6, 2009 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Jamaican Reggae Legend Willie Stewart Jams With Students At Broward Center

Students from Winston Park Elementary and Parkway Middle School participated in the Arts Inspire... workshop.



FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, designated as the county’s first international cultural embassy by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, has given students a passport to other cultures through its interactive “Arts Inspires…” annual workshop, which has featured artists such as Romero Britto… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 10, 2009 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Jamaica's 2011 Reggae Film Festival



With a tradition established over three years since inception by the Jamaica Film Academy, the Reggae Film Festival…
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Added by CShout1 on January 6, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Reggae at the Ritz celebrates Independence, honours Beres

Legendary Reggae singer Beres Hammond



New Jersey's landmark Ritz Theatre is once again paying homage to the drum and bass sounds of the islands with the second annual installment of Reggae at the Ritz. This year's staging welcomes Reggae legends Beres Hammond and Culture, along with acclaimed Roots Reggae singers Tarrus Riley and Duane Stephenson to fete Jamaica's 47th year of Independence.

Hosted by Icon World Entertainment and… Continue

Added by CShout1 on July 18, 2009 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Jamaica's National Hero, Marcus Garvey Gets Major OAS Recognition

WASHINGTON, DC - Jamaica's first National Hero, The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, has received major hemispheric recognition with the Organisation of American States (OAS) in Washington D.C. in the USA re-naming its Hall of Culture in his honour. The Marcus Garvey Hall of Culture, located on the first floor of the historic main building of the OAS headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C., is a venue for major cultural events.



Along with the unveiling, an exhibition of books,… Continue

Added by CShout1 on October 29, 2009 at 9:11pm — No Comments

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation is joining with Jollywood Jamaica to present Jamaica's first short film focusing on Autism in the Caribbean, specifically here - we hope the project …

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation is joining with Jollywood Jamaica to present Jamaica's first short film focusing on Autism in the Caribbean, specifically here - we hope the project is a success pray for us and the effort that it heightens education, de-stigmatisation and progress for the affected.



Jollywood Jamaica was started in 2008 by Jamaica Kanhai Condison.…

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Added by Maia Chung on April 14, 2013 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Kaleidesccope of Jamaican culture showcased at Culturama 2010 in South Florida

The Tivoli Dance Troupe formed part of the kaleidoscope of performances at the Culturama 2010 Mello-Go-roun’

FT. LAUDERDALE - Culturama 2010 Mello-Go-Roun’ returned to South Florida as the audience was treated to a kaleidescope of cultural performances from Jamaica at the Coral Springs Center for the Performing Arts in Coral Springs, South Florida, last Sunday (Aug. 1). Part of the celebrations for Jamaica’s 48th anniversary of Independence, here… Continue

Added by CShout1 on August 13, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

CaribShout's City Spotlight - New Orleans

New Orleans is one of the most unique cities in America. Its blend of French, Creole, and Southern culture brings you a feel of the Caribbean islands. The city is known for its famous architecture, diverse mouth-watering cuisine, and its musical and festival scene. Before you book your next flight, check out New Orleans.

www.neworleansonline.com…

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Added by CShout1 on November 4, 2010 at 7:34pm — No Comments

Using Dancehall to Teach Maths and Science

MINISTER OF SCIENCE, ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY DR. ANDREW WHEATLEY (RIGHT) SPEAKS WITH SENIOR MANAGER, LEARNING, DEVELOPMENT AND CULTURE AT THE JN GROUP DR. RENÉE RATTRAY AND MATHEMATICS…

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Added by CShout1 on February 26, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Tips for raising globally aware children

Japanese school girls on day trip to local market: GBurkeImages Photo

Today's world is smaller than ever – far more connected than anyone could have imagined it would be when we were kids. That is why one of the best things you can do to prepare your kids for the future is to raise them as citizens of the world.

You don't have to travel the globe to give your children a broad perspective of other cultures and world affairs. There are so many… Continue

Added by CShout1 on May 7, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Rich, Authentic Culture on Display at Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival

CariMer Theatre Group to to perform Kumina

FORT LAUDERDALE - The beautiful Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida will become the Mecca of Jamaican culture for the highly anticipated 9th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival slated for Sunday, November 14.

The one-day, family-friendly event, which attracts over some 18,000 patrons, will offer an all- encompassing cultural experience with presentations that will take Jamaicans back home and give… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 8, 2010 at 8:05pm — No Comments

Maroon communities should actively promote tourism

                         Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna among these school-age children in Accompong

ACCOMPONG TOWN, St Elizabeth— British High Commissioner to Jamaica David Fitton believes that the long and colourful history of this Maroon community should be marketed to boost…

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Added by CShout1 on January 13, 2014 at 11:28am — No Comments

Barbados exploring cultural agreement with Haiti

BARBADOS’ MINISTER OF CULTURE JOINS IN WITH THE TUK BAND AT GRAND MARKET DURING CARIFESTA. (PHOTOS PROVIDED BY NCF/SHANGO…

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Added by CShout1 on September 6, 2015 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Jamaica’s 49th Independence Celebration - Florida Edition



The highly anticipated staging of Jamaica’s 49th Independence & Cultural Celebration (JICC) promises exhilarating entertainment, interactive activities, a variety of delicious Jamaican food, and enjoyment for the entire…

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Added by CShout1 on August 2, 2011 at 5:19pm — No Comments

The 2012 Piton Calendar Girl search is on in St. Lucia

Piton Calendar Girl. One lucky Saint Lucian beauty can win the opportunity of a lifetime by becoming the face of the popular Piton Calendar for 2012.

Interested ladies must be Saint Lucian nationals, eighteen years and over and should submit a full body profile photo and one head profile shot, along with…

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Added by CShout1 on August 2, 2011 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Haiti prepares to host CARIFESTA

The 12th Arts Festival of the Caribbean, CARIFESTA, will be held in Haiti from August 14 to 23 under the theme “Our Roots, Our Culture, Our Common Future.” Prime Minister Evans Paul, Minister of Culture, Dithny Joan Raton and Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries, Stéphanie…

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Added by CShout1 on April 2, 2015 at 9:23pm — No Comments

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