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Saturday 24th October
Sunday 25th October 1pm
Havana Londres are taking over The London Riviera once again for an afternoon of Cuban Salsa, crazy line ups and rueda! If you missed the first one, you missed a lot... ;) So make sure you make it to this one!
It's all completely FREE and open to everyone so come and join us for some good times and dancing!
LOCATION: The London Riviera Queen's Walk, More London, London
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Chaguaramas Boardwalk, Williams Bay, Chaguaramas Trinidad
Contact: Tele: 868 225 4243, 868 789 4302, 868 789 4301
Come dance to sweet parang music by the sea as the countdown begins to Christmas 2015 featuring live parang bands, latin dance competitions and tasty delicacies. Admission: Free
Friday 30th October
Saturday 7th November
Come and celebrate Fireworks Night at Victoria Park on Saturday, November 7!
Admission is free. People who visit are encouraged to send in their firework snaps to Tower Hamlets Council on social media, using #fireworksTH
15th November 11:00–18:00
Come join us for a fantastic day of Food, Entertainment and Education! The event is free and there will be lunches on sale, chocolate making demonstrations, Cocoa dancing, live Parang and much more!!
30th November to J1st January
Every December, all roads lead to the beautiful city of Calabar, for the Calabar Festival, the biggest and longest multi-faceted entertainment programme in West Africa. For thirty two days, the serene, tree-lined streets of Calabar come alive with visitors from all over the world, in an exhilarating celebration of culture, dance, music and theatre. Nigeriaâ€™s strongest tourism brand, the Festival features the HIV/AIDS walk, musical concerts featuring top national and international artistes, a colorful cultural parade, traditional boat regatta, Christmas village, Christmas camp for children, Food Fair, fashion shows and the Childrenâ€™s Carnival.
The highlight of the Festival is the exciting and colorful Carnival Calabar. Attracting over 100,000 costumed revelers and well over a million local and international spectators, the Carnival, tagged Africaâ€™s Biggest Street Party, is a unique visual display of innovation and creativity, featuring cultural influences and traditions from the past and the present in its costumes, drama, dance and music. Click on image for website
Soca music going right across the board... from them groovy classics all the way to the current Soca hits of today !!!
Venue: Club Lewsey Luton
Starts 10pm till late
For Londoners there will be a coach available to anyone travelling from London Call for tickets and more info 07715589404
Thursday 31st December
On 31st December every year, people of Umbanda religion gather at the Copacabana, Leblon and Ipanema beach to honour the sea goddess, Iemanjá.
Since, Iemanjá is also the goddess of Carnal pleasures; followers have to satiate her cravings every year with celebrations marked by dancing, smoking and trance.
In the evening, decorated rafts with flowers, gifts and perfume and rice offerings on board, is set out in the sea to please and thank the goddess. Whether believers of Iemanjá or not, Rio locals join the celebrations to enthusiastically welcome the New Year.
Streetwise Lantern parade in association with Hull Carnival Arts
on Thursday 29th October 4-6pm
Meet at Scrapstore Studios, Dairycoates Avenue, HU3 5DB for face painting at 4pm, parade sets off at 4.45pm, parade arrives at the Western Library, Boulevar at 5.15pm. The Western Library garden will be lit up and Streetwise will be selling/providing refreshments until 6pm.
Come and take part in the parade and get scared half way around by the Massey Street ghost in the Cemi!
Venue: Naparima Bowl, 19-21 Paradise Pasture, San Fernando Trinidad
Contact: Tele: 868 281 6548
Saturday 31st October
The effervescent Lord Superior will perform Vintage Calypso on Nelson Island on Saturday 31st October. "Supie" as he is endearingly known started singing calypso at age 16 with the Victory Calypso Tent in Port of Spain. In 2014, Lord Superior celebrated his Diamond Jubilee in calypso. Join the National Trust as we celebrate heritage and culture on Nelson Island. Call 623 - 9311 Ext. 2075 for details.
Callaloo Carnival Arts UK invite you join us at St Paul's Church, Eastthorpe & Mirfield Town Centre, as we celebrate this colourful cultural Festival with something for everyone, Click image for the programme link on FB
Wednesday 20th January
The city of Rio celebrates the Day of St. Sebastian on 20th January every year. To celebrate the day of its patron, St. Sebastian, festive processions are organised. The parade passes through the lanes of Tijuca, the Center and the Glory. Rio has a public holiday on the day of the celebration and over a hundred agents are appointed to control the city crowds. This festival is celebrated in honour of St. Sebastian who became a martyr due to his faith in Christianity.
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