Party Dun : A Bacchanal Carnival 2016 Recap

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Enjoy Life.. Enjoy Culture… Jamaica 53

As Jamaica celebrates 53 years as an independent nation and remembers those who assisted in the abolition of slavery, the JCDC saw it fit to capture these reflections with the theme  Proud and Free. This year patrons are being treated to an improved Emancipation Village and the same diversity in activities.

2014 in review (WordPress Summary)

We love our readers, and we wanted to share with you just how special 2014 was for us. Thanks for your support and KEEP READING !! The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog…

Wickie Wackie Live – RECAP (December 6, 2014)

After not staging an event for a few months, the Wickie Wackie family decided to host what we would call a mega concert (not at their usual, intimate Jamnesia venue, but at the actual entrance to Wickie Wackie Beach) headlined by Jesse Royal, Mystikal Revolution and Raging Fyah.

Carnival Tabanca: Reliving the moment [2014]

  The soca season has officially ended (save for a few parties for those die hard soca fans later this year) and it went out with a bang with Bacchanal Jamaica Carnival on April 27, 2014 . Last year they were Fogging up the place, thanks to Machel Montano now everyone is feeling Carnival Tabanca…

Jamaica through a stranger’s eyes pt. 1

Hey guys! If you have been following us on Twitter you would know that we had promised you a series of guest blog posts from some of our foreign friends who came to Jamaica and wanted to share their experiences.

Jamaica: land of wood, water and handmade jewellery

Jamaica is home to many interesting things. With it’s wealth of natural resources the island is also blessed with expert craftsmen, visionaries even, who can transform natural, earth products into beautiful pieces fit for a king or queen. Our natural resources can make some pretty cool stuff… We’ll show you some really good ones !

Emancipendence – Tek een likkle culture

Several hundred years ago on August 1[1834] slavery was abolished in Jamaica. Several years after that the island sought independence from British rule on August 6 [1962]. Given these milestones in Jamaica’s history August 1 and 6 are public holidays [Emancipation Day and Independence Day, respectively].

The Reggae Sumfest Manual

The Greatest Reggae Show on Earth will take centre stage in Jamaica between July 21 and July 27 in Catherine Hall, Montego Bay.

Newbie’s Guide: to driving across the island

    Driving to the “country” (as rural Jamaica is commonly referred to) for the first time can be a daunting task, especially if you are unfamiliar with the roads in that part of the island. We’ll give you some tips you need for the road, and we’ll share some pictures of our journey from…