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The government of Grenada will launch an investigation into the circumstances which led to the postponement of the National Panorama Championships which were scheduled for Saturday August 12th at the National Stadium. The Government is extremely concerned about the fact that Panorama did not take place as planned and pan lovers, as well as pan […]

NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS APPEALS FOR RESPONSIBLE REVELING AS CARNIVAL CLIMAXES Grenada’s main opposition political party, the National Democratic Congress, is appealing to the general public to revel responsibly as the carnival season climaxes. Political Leader Nazim Burke made the special appeal just days after Barbados’ Kadooment Day was marred by a shooting incident which left scores […]

Eight bands will be competing in Panorama 2017 which will be held at the National Stadium on Saturday 12th August. It will be held in the Rawle Lewis/Junior Murray stand of the Stadium. The show will commence at 8:00pm. Order of appearance: Florida All Stars Pan Oasia Grand Roy Pan Angels Republic Bank Angel Harps […]

Over the last three decades, the “Rainbow City Festival” has developed to become a Brand in its own right. The editorial  in one of our local newspaper in August 2015 captured most  of what the annual  Rainbow city   Festival  and  Emancipation Celebration in the State of Grenada was, before  other parishes  and the city of […]

Toronto’s carnival made good on some of its early promise to deliver social initiatives, but 50 years on it has never lived up to its euphoric possibilities to tangibly benefit the Black and Caribbean communities Fifty years after they flew in coconut trees from the islands and replanted them on Olympic Island, it’s easy to […]

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With Grenada in the middle of the Spicemas Season, the Grenada Cultural Foundation reminds the public of the upcoming milestone in Grenada’s history – that of Emancipation. The celebrations for 2017 will be seen as significant to our Carnival culture which began on August 1, 1838 (Emancipation Day), 179 years ago. The day, which heralded […]

Amidst the preparations for our nation’s biggest cultural festival, the Grenada Electricity Services (Grenlec) has again provided support to the Spicemas Corporation for Spicemas 2017. Through its Grenlec Community Partnership Initiative (GCPI), the Company has contributed annually to carnival over the years and now supports Traditional Mas exclusively. The presentation of $25,000 was made by […]

Toronto’s carnival festival, which was founded in 1967 by Grenadians, Trinidadians and other Caribbean nationals in the Canadian city and christened “Caribana,” is marking its 50th anniversary this year. As part of the anniversary celebrations, a series of photographic exhibitions has been mounted, featuring carnival scenes. And, among the exhibitors is Grenada-born, self-taught photographer Ian […]

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