Tag: Carnival

Bacchanal Jamaica 2017: The Review

This was my first ever Carnival Road March (scratched record? comment if you’ve seen this already) and I had decided to go with Bacchanal Jamaica, there were a bit of ups and downs but I’m glad I made that choice. The road march with Bacchanal Jamaica had 

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Today is Ash Wednesday, which has a lot of significance for different persons; as for myself, I am grateful for the public holiday. Yesterday was Carnival Tuesday in Trinidad, and as such today signifies the end of their carnival season, and the beginning of our 

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Today I’m sharing a Soca song, I can’t say I have a favourite Soca artiste but I listened to the 2017 Soca Starter Mix by DJ Private Ryan, and this song stood out to me. This year I’ve taken it upon myself to jump in Jamaica’s Road March for the first time, and I feel like taking you on the journey with me, so please enjoy my favourite Soca song at the moment 🙂 Here is Lip Service by Machel Montano.

It’s January and that means Jamaica’s Carnival season is right around the corner, so this is the time to listen out for the new Soca songs on the streets. Our Carnival season is March-April, so I have a couple months to get abreast.

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Bacchanal Beach J'ouvert

Since 2016 is the year to ‘Get There’ or ‘Shoot Your Shot’ I had decided this was the year I was going to have my first Beach J’ouvert experience. I had heard so many good stories, I had to go, and that I did 🙂 

Carnival

“Why do we celebrate Carnival? …Where did it originate?” Were a few thoughts that floated through my mind during Jamaica’s Carnival season; near naked bodies feting in the streets was just intriguing and I decided to look it up. Carnival is an annual festival, celebrated 

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The tax deadline has officially passed and I’ll be free to blog heartily again!

As Jamaica’s Carnival season nears its end I’m sharing with you a couple of my favourite 2015 soca (calypso) songs 🙂 Check out the Soundcloud playlist I made. ↓ Continue reading Expression Wednesdays

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Hello Everyone 🙂 Today I’d like you to listen to Dj Private Ryan’s 2015 Soca Brainwash Mixtape! (I find it adorable that My mom still calls Soca, Calypso lol) Carnival Season in Jamaica is coming! 🙂 A.K.A. Soca Season A.K.A. Bacchanal Time!! The season to 

JAM Packed: February

JAM Packed: February

February: Black History Month, Reggae Month, Valentine’s Day/Singles Awareness Day and the beginning of Bacchanal time a.k.a. Soca Season! (Click photos to enlarge) I’m very ready for February 🙂 *grabs my notepad and starts to plan out my events* Soca Season: Reggae Month Calendar: