CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT

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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 […]

WHAT SHOULD BE TAKEN FROM OUR INTERVENTION ON MEK WE CHAT This Thursday, June 29, 2017, we (Cyrus Sibert) participated in a panel made up of George Grant, Margaret Francis, Jerry George, Beverley Sinclair, John Kenneison, Atherton Martin, Catherine Edwards and Netfa Safiya Francis, all journalists and professionals from the Caribbean, to discuss the situation […]

SPICE ISLE SHOWS SPECTACULAR TALENT Port-of-Spain — The title of “Republic Bank Talent Spectacular Champion” belonged to Team Grenada. The Spice Isle contingent wowed the audience with their presentation of “Blue-rella” – a banking twist to the Anne Anderson classic, Cinderella as they walked away with the challenge trophy and the grand prize at last […]

FROM GOUYAVE TO FYZABAD: THE URIAH BUTLER STORY ST. GEORGE —The children’s performing group, Ashanti Footprints, directed by Judy Antoine and Godfrey Luke will, on Father’s Day, Sunday 18 June, host a play titled, “From Gouyave to Fyzabad: The Uriah Butler Story” and a special performance by Calypsonian Brother Valentino and Ashanti Footprints at the […]


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