Broward County Education & Training

Colors of the Caribbean 2016

Colors of the Caribbean 2016Saturday, June 18th, 4pm, Hollywood Artspark At Young Circle, 1 Young Cir Hollywood

The Caribbean American Heritage Florida, Inc (CAHFI) presents the 5th annual Colors of the Caribbean, a family festival on Saturday June 18th.  Held on the Saturday of Father’s Day Weekend since 2012, Colors of the Caribbean celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month with music and flavors of the islands.

Headline acts include the Queen of Soca, Alison Hinds, popular Haitian groups T-Vice and Jahnesta, Trinidad’s female voice of Reggae Music, Queen Omega and Jamaica’s Reggae Pop Star, Red Rat. Other acts include local favorite Sizwe-C, and popular deejays Majestic and LLCoolBlaze. This year’s festival will be hosted by ABC’s Local 10 news anchor, Neki Mohan.le will be full of Caribbean delights:  A Caribbean Travel Expo; YMCA Kids Zone powered by CSC of Broward County, a Caribbean Food Village with all the flavors of the islands on sale, Caribbean arts and craft vendors, and smaller stages featuring folk dance and culture performances including Bahamian Junkanoo, tassa and the popular steel band.

This year, Colors of the Caribbean will remain free until 5pm for those who register online for complimentary admission. After 5pm, there will be a nominal $10 entrance fee for those wanting a true taste of the authentic experience. There will also be a paid all-inclusive VIP experience for those wanting a more intimate viewing experience. Tickets range between $10 and $45.