Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) to honour Trinidad-born storyteller, Rita Cox

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will honour Trinidad-born storyteller, Rita Cox, with its Lifetime Achievement Award . Rita Cox, chronicles the Caribbean legacy and will be given the award on CTO Media Day luncheon scheduled for August 22. CTO said that Ms Cox “is a renowned storyteller and admired leader in the community”. She began […]

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Usain Bolt For Soccer Aid Charity Match at Stamford Bridge on 16:o6:19

Jamaican-born Olympian, Usain Bolt, Jamaican-born Olympian, Usain Bolt, is set to lace up his soccer spikes again for the 2019 Soccer Aid match at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium on June 16, 2019. The star-studded charity event will also feature Joe Wicks, former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba and Piers Morgan in a match to raise money […]

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British Department for International Trade supports Latin American and Caribbean investors

Press release The Department for International Trade launches the government’s first ever Latin America and Caribbean Investor Club.Published 2 April 2019From:Department for International Trade and Graham Stuart MP The Department for International Trade (DIT) has today (Tuesday 2 April) launched the government’s first-ever Latin America and Caribbean Investor Club. The club, which has been created to help […]

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Billy Ocean “wows em” at Cambridge Corn Exchange 2019

70 Year old Billy Ocean, the Trinidad and Tobago-born singer, looked good and in shape, wearing a dark suit and tie, and succeed in keeping the energy level up at the Cambridge Corn Exchange. Singing the timeless Love Really Hurts Without You, the ballad The Colour of Love, Suddenly and Loverboy, plus saving one of his best-known tunes for last, […]

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Caribbean Roots Actors – Canada – Stephen James – If Beale Street Could Talk

The movie “If Beale Street Could Talk,” an adaptation of the novel by James Baldwin, secured three Oscar nominations.  Here are five things you should know about actor Stephan James: 1: Stephan James, 25, who plays Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt in “If Beale Street Could Talk,” was born in Canada to Jamaican parents. His parents migrated […]

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Hackney Carnival 2018

Hackney Carnival 2018

  • Sep 22, 2018

 Over 1,000 performers in 28 carnival groups in  colourful parade with dancers from as far as Bolivia ! Where are we ? Hackney Carnival 2018. Starting at 1.30pm, in Queensbridge Road, Haggerston, , performers danced to the Town Hall in Mare Street and back to Dalston Lane. An all-day Global carnival extravaganza saw sound systems all […]

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Caribbean Soca Artist Olatunji impresses XFactor’s Simon Cowell

UK Caribbean Soca artist “Ola” Olatunji , full name Olatunji Yearwood, impressed the Xfactor 2018 (C) Judges with his energetic performance , shown on ITV (c) on the second September 2018.   Olatunji , dressed in one of his signature style suits , had the judges singing and clapping along with just his chants of […]

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Caribbean’s Top saxophonist comes to the UK 2018

The Caribbean’s Top saxophonist comes to the UK this summer with a taste of carnival  from Barbados. Arturo Tappin will take you on a musical journey of the Caribbean islands, playing the smoothest in Jazz and reggae, wowing  crowds at multiple venues across the UK. After forming his new band (#ArturoTappinBand), comprised of the best […]

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Westbury Carnival – Saturday 7 July 2018 Feel the Caribbean in Westbury, Wiltshire

Westbury Carnival, run by Westbury Town Council on Saturday 7th July, will stage a fun day out for all the family, opening at 11am. Watch out for a 20-foot long pirate ship sailing up Maristow Street with performing pirates on board, as well as Captain Beaky the talking parrot. Throughout the day, there will be […]

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 International Reggae Day – July 1st

IRD is a 24 hour global media festival anchored in Jamaica celebrating the best of Jamaica’s music and creativity and its influence around the world IRD is the first ever annual calendar event to be officially proclaimed and dedicated to REGGAE MUSIC ​International Reggae Day was inspired by Winnie Mandela’s address to Jamaican women during her […]

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