After years of strenuous diplomatic efforts by Trinidad and Tobago, the United Nations has declared August 11 as World Steelpan Day. This Official confirmation of the global embrace of the steelpan, the national instrument of Trinidad and Tobago is a colossal victory for our country. Trinidad and Tobago, is the birthplace and cradle of the Steelpan, an instrument […]
As Caribbean delegations continue their work to encourage airlines to increase flights to and within the region, American Airlines has given the nod to St. Kitts by adding flights to the destination this summer. Marsha Henderson, Tourism Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, announced at the Routes Americas route development conference in Chicago this week […]
The iconic Bob Marley song One Love is to be re-released with the blessing of the musician’s family to support children whose lives have been upended by COVID-19, the UN said on Thursday.
Photo: UNICEF/Nicole Toutounji – Jamaican reggae artist and musician Ziggy Marley pledges his support for ‘Say Yes for Children’ while visiting UN Headquarters, in July 2001. By UN News The fundraising initiative comes as the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned that an additional 6,000 children could die every day from preventable causes in the next […]
(Singer Shaggy performs on the stage of the 68th Sanremo Song Festival on February 7, 2018, in Sanremo, Italy. Photo: shutterstock) ByTara Mahadevan Shaggy reprotedly turned down the opportunity to feature on Rihanna’s forever-forthcoming album, R9. Shaggy seemed to be the perfect fit for the project, especially since RiRi has been working with a number of […]
Basseterre, St. Kitts (January 31, 2019) – The Ministry of Tourism and the St. Kitts Tourism Authority along with the St. Kitts Music Festival Committee are pleased to announce the complete roster of musical artists who will be performing at the 23rd Annual St. Kitts Music Festival taking place June 26 – 30, 2018. “We […]
Basseterre, St. Kitts: Continuing to add to the already star-studded line-up, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism announced that Buju Banton will be performing at the 23rd Annual St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place on June 26-30, 2019. He joins previously announced popular artists Smokey Robinson, French […]
By Dana Mathura. This past Aug. 16, the world lost the acclaimed singer-songwriter, Aretha Franklin to advanced stage pancreatic cancer. The Queen of Soul, as she was most often referred to, was 76 years old. She passed away at her home in Detroit just two days after it was announced she was in hospice care. […]