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The St Kitts Music Festival Just Set Records

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest music festivals just set records. The St Kitts Music Festival, now in its 22nd year, reported a record number of nightly attendees, St Kitts tourism officials said this week. “Now …

Sting, Shaggy to Headline Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A number of big names have joined on to this year’s edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. Sting and Jamaica’s Shaggy, who have produced major new album together, 44/876, will both appear at …

A Must-Visit Beach Festival in Bimini

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Resorts World Bimini is hosting its second annual Driftwood Beach Festival. The June 1-3 event will feature live performances by Pato Banton and Clement Aubrey & The Reggae Allstars, beach volleyball with National Volleyball League pros and more. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s hottest music festivals is returning for its eighth year. The Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival is set for Aug. 30-Sept. 1, with headliners including Damian Marley, Burt Bacharach, Farruko, Patti LaBelle …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will have a special sound. The 2018 edition of the leading jazz festival in the Caribbean will showcase the female jazz movement at the forefront in the United States, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for another reason to visit the Caribbean this spring? Dominica’s popular Jazz ’n Creole music festival is back on the calendar, with plans for a major music event on Sunday, May 20. It’s another …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most famous coffee varieties on earth: Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee, one of the island’s greatest exports. And now it’s getting its own festival. Jamaica’s Tourism Linkages Network is hosting the first-ever …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s hottest music festival has a major headliner for this year’s edition: global superstar Alicia Keys. Keys will join a stacked list of performers, including Maxwell and Marlon Wayans, among others, for the festival, which …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The St Kitts Tourism Authority has released the roster of musical artists who will be performing at the 22nd Annual St Kitts Music Festival. The festival will take place from June 27 – July 1, 2018. …

 By Alexander Britell FREDERIKSTED – Nobody seems quite sure what it’s called. The Festival Village? The Village Festival? The Christmas Village? (Actually, it’s the Christmas Festival). All that matters is that come Dec. 26 each year, Crucians say a simple …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest music festivals is returning in 2018 with another star-studded lineup. The St Kitts Music Festival has announced that music superstars Patti LaBelle and Lauryn Hill have already signed on for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the must-visit food Caribbean festival of 2018: the Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival, which returns in January with a new schedule and an appearance by one of the world’s top chefs, Marcus Samuelsson. …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re hungry for a Caribbean vacation (or just plain hungry) you’ll want to know about the Barbados Food & Rum Festival, scheduled for November 16 to 19. Now in its eighth year, the event …

 With the St. Barth Gourmet Festival three months away, St. Barth Properties is partnering with some of the island’s most luxurious villas for a special package. Guests who book a minimum of seven nights over the festival dates at one …

 St. Barth will hold its fourth annual St. Barth Gourmet Festival November 2-5. Hosting six of the world’s leading chefs in French gastronomy, the event will showcase their signature styles and celebrate the long-standing tradition of culinary excellence on the …

 It’s one of the biggest events of the year in the British Virgin Islands: the Emancipation Celebrations, the festival season that lasts from July 30 to Aug. 12. This year’s festival will be held under the theme “A Colorful kaleidoscope …

 The Caribbean Rum and Beer festival is coming to Barbados — again. After years hosted in Grenada and Sint Maarten, the festival is returning to its roots in Barbados, set to launch Dec. 9. “The first Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival …

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 A new food festival has come to the Dominican Republic. Santo Domingo, one of the Caribbean’s emerging urban destinations, has launched a new culinary festival, SDQ Gastronomico, aimed at raising the city’s profile as a foodie hotspot. The festival, which …