8th Carriacou Maroon & String Band Music Festival
April 27 2018Website: www.carriacoumaroon.com
Phone: 473 443 7948
Dates: April 27th - 29th, 2018
For those of you who have always wanted a pure and culturally untamed experience, then the 2018 Carriacou Maroon and String Band Music Festival is definitely the event for you! Maroon culture is about thanksgiving and prayers to the source of all life, production and prosperity. Its African origins are authentically depicted through the drumming, singing, eating of ‘smoke food’ and other rituals practiced in the unique Carriacou way by its people.
Sample the taste of this traditional smoked food, enjoy performances from various Caribbean islands and come out with the family for an evening of fun, games and pure entertainment. Move to the vibrations of the heavy drumming and groove to the sweet sounds of string band music from Carriacou’s popular musicians. Come enjoy String Bands, smoked food, drums and dance. Three days, three venues but, one festival. As we say, once you have experienced the Carriacou Maroon and String Band Music Festival, your life will never be the same!
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR CARRIACOU MAROON AND STRING BAND MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRIDAY 27th, 2018 – BELAIR PARK
6:00 am - Wetting of the Ground followed immediately by cooking and sharing of saraca food
7:00 pm – Flambeau Parade followed by Opening Ceremony then cultural displays.
SATURDAY APRIL 28TH, 2018
10:00 am - Strings in the city – Hillsborough
8:00 pm - Cultural Explosion featuring Regional and Local groups followed by foreign artiste show.
SUNDAY APRIL 29TH, 2018-PARADISE BEACH
4:00 pm - Beach Fest featuring local and regional groups.
For more information, contact us using the details above.