The days are certainly getting hotter here in the Caribbean as the islands gear up for another summer of great festivals, outdoor sports and of course carnivals. If you want to know where to go and what to do check out our friends at Travel & Leisure Centre at the Gablewoods Mall in Sunny Acres. In the meantime here is a look at what some of the islands have to offer.
May: SOL Rally Barbados – May 29-31 Saint Lucia Jazz-April 30 - May10 Dominica-Jazz & Creole –May 17-24 Barbados Gospel Fest - May 23-31 Aruba - 15th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival May 20-25
June: Guyana Annual Jazz, Wine & Words Experience St. Kitts Music Festival - 25-27 Jamaica International Ocho Rios Jazz Festival - 7-14 St. Martin Music Festival – June 25 Vincy Mas - June 26-July 7
July: Goombay Festival in the Bahamas - July 2- July 30 Merengue Festival in the Dominican Republic - July 26-30 Crop Over Festival of Barbados - July to August 3 Reggae Sumfest in Jamaica - July 12-18 Carriacaou Regatta Festival on Grenada - Saturday 25 July - August 5
St. Kitts prepares to sizzle for 2015 St. Kitts Music Festival
The St. Kitts Tourism Authority will stage the St. Kitts Music Festival takes June 25th to 27th June, 2015 at the Warner Park stadium. With the destination being awarded the newest cricket franchise in the CPL – the St. Kitts-Nevis Patriots – St. Kitts will host all six neutral games in the CPL in July at the same venue.
The historic Warner Park Stadium, home to the St. Kitts Music Festival, which is now in its nineteenth consecutive year will feature a wide range of musical styles on the popular market, including R&B, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Rock, Calypso, Gospel and Contemporary music.
The names of the Caribbean performers for the festival were announced last week and will include Ricardo Drue, Kerwin DuBois, Patrice Roberts, Blaxx, Benjai, Roy Cape, T- Vice Christopher Martin, Bounty Killer and Aswad. More names will be announced shortly which is expected to include international acts.
Travel Tip of the Week! Language Barrier?
If you don’t speak the local language of the place you are heading, then at least learn the following phrases: Hello. Good Day. Please. Thank you. I’m sorry. How much is this?
Christopher Martin for
St. Kitts music fest.