Miss Dream Castle 2018 Grand Coronation Set for Saturday, June 9 in Yonkers

The grand coronation of Miss Dream Castle 2018 will take place on Saturday, June 9 at 7:00 pm in a glitzy affair at the Royal Regency Hotel in Yonkers, New York. A diverse group of twelve beautiful, smart and talented women representing the United States, the Caribbean and Africa will vie for the coveted title, $1,500 cash […]
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2018 Children’s Gospel Finals To Rock Ranny Williams Ent Centre

Sunday, May 27 will see the 24 finalists of 2018 Jamaica Children’s Gospel Song Competition compete at the National Finals at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre, 36 Hope Road, Kingston 10. The competition, organized by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an Agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport will see the […]
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Braata Productions Presents CariBites on June 10th, 2018 – New York

A Long Island City cultural celebration is returning this June with a new name. “CariBites,” organized by Braata Productions, will feature live performances by the Braata Folk Singers, Inga Stewart, and the Youth from Riis Queensbridge Afterschool program, as well as culinary delights from various Caribbean islands and other family-friendly events and activities. The event […]
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2018 Festival Song Finalists Ready For The Road

The finalists in the 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Competition are in high spirits and full preparation mode, as they power along the journey to the Grand National Finals in July. Following on their successful completion of the second round of competition, where the 30 semi-finalists went head to head for one of the coveted top […]
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Organizers Report Brisk Ticket Sales For Groovin 2018

With less than 10 weeks left before the hugely anticipated Groovin In The Park concert unfolds at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens on Sunday, June 24, organizers report that ticket sales are ‘brisk’ at all ticket outlets in the tri-state area and online at EventBrite.com. “We got off to an early start this year and […]
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Jamaican Mommies To Hold Mothers Day Picnic To Encourage Families To Play Together – Sunday, May 13, 2018

With an increasing number of parents feeling the “too busy” pinch and corresponding numbers of children sharing the sentiment, this Mother’s Day, local parenting network Jamaican Mommies is on a mission to remind and re-encourage families to play together via its Mother’s Day Picnic. Set for Sunday, May 13, 2018 (Mother’s Day), the event is […]
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Jamaica Cup Welcomes Former World Tennis No. 7 Johan Kriek

April 28-May 4, 2018 will bring over 200 athletes from around the world to the beautiful, warm city of Montego Jamaica for the fifth annual Jamaica Cup Tennis Championships. Jamaica Cup will feature both adult and junior ITF sanctioned tournaments, as well as week full of sun, stars and socials. In the week leading up to […]
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Jamaica College defeats St. George’s College To Win The 2018 Ziadie Cup

Jamaica College defeats St. George’s College to win the 2018 Ziadie Cup;  Anchovy High and Manchester High wins the JN Bank All Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off Miramar, Florida – On Saturday, April 7th, 2018,  the Jamaica College Old Boys defeated the St. George’s College Old Boys to win the 14th annual Dennis Ziadie Cup.  The St. […]
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Jerk Festival DC 2018 Launch

The annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival will be back at RFK Stadium, in Washington, D.C., on June 10th to deliver a gastronomical and cultural experience to thousands of patrons who will feast, frolic and dance to celebrate the food, music and culture of the Caribbean. “June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month and the festival was intentionally staged […]
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2018 Festival Song Semi-Finalists Named

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) has selected the thirty entries for the semifinal round of the 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Competition. The thirty songs were selected from among the more than 200 entered in this year’s competition, with the hope of winning a share of the record prize purse of $10 million announced by […]
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