Tag Archives: Entertainment

Ten schools to parade in Junior Kadooment spectacle

History and dancing, science and design, folktale and glitter. These unlikely combinations will make for a spectacular show at the Sunshine Snacks Junior Kadooment’s kaleidoscope of colour and movement when it takes place at National Botanical Gardens on Saturday. For students of nine primary schools and one secondary school, the academic year may have ended […]

Junior Monarch held up as an investment in the future; NCF pledges support

Developing Barbados’ next generation of griots is at the core of the Scotiabank Junior Monarch Competition.  Andrea Wells, Chief Cultural Officer at the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), reaffirmed that commitment to attendees of the recent launch, at Scotiabank’s office in Warrens, St. Michael. “It is extremely important to us at the NCF that expressions of […]

Kooyman creates mini weekend festivities joined by staff and customers

Kooyman Barbados created some Crop Over buzz with De Big Jump Thru at their megastore in Kendall Hill Christ Church last Sunday. Attendees in the family affair festivities enjoyed complimentary sno-cones, confectioneries from Creamery Ice Cream, samples of Dasani flavored water among the treats. Even the car park skaters joined in the fun which included […]

Events hitting the right notes for St Lucia Carnival

The events leading up to the two-day jump up of St Lucia Carnival 2023 are living up to the slogan of Nothing Sweeter than that. From the reactions of patrons attending Export the Runway,  the National Carnival Queen Competition won by Miss Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate, Shanice Butcher, the Groovy and Power Soca Monarch, Calypso […]

Tent’s opening night shows off diversity

By Michron Robinson  A good crowd ventured to the Crane, St Philip for the opening night of the Stray Cats Calypso tent and though it got off to a late start the night was filled with biting commentary and humour in keeping with the Stray Cats’ reputation. Cultural Ambassador The Most Honourable Anthony Gabby Carter […]

Ashroc blasts ‘2 Face’ people | Entertainment

Ashroc blasts ‘2 Face’ people | Entertainment | Jamaica Star Skip to main content July 10, 2023 Dancehall artiste Ashroc is blazing a fire with his latest single 2 Face, which explores the complex emotions of friendship, hypocrisy and betrayal. “The feedback to this 2 Face song has been tremendous so far. Big respect to […]

Jah Teff wants persons to be smart with ‘Money’ | Entertainment

Jah Teff wants persons to be smart with ‘Money’ | Entertainment | Jamaica Star Skip to main content July 10, 2023 Since he began recording songs 27 years ago, Jah Teff has learned a lot about the music business. Many people see its glamorous side, but there are many pitfalls, several of them financial. With […]

Jah is Turbulence’s ‘hero’ | Entertainment

Jah is Turbulence’s ‘hero’ | Entertainment | Jamaica Star Skip to main content July 10, 2023 Recording artiste Turbulence is urging the Jamaican people to stop putting their faith in false prophets and turn to Jah for guidance. “I know it’s easy for people to become overwhelmed with despair, especially in these trying times. We […]

Ultimate Calypso Tent promises clean, exciting experience this year

By Shamar Blunt  Calypsonians have a responsibility not to amplify negative and deviant behaviours often seen in the society.  Furthermore, women degrading themselves aided by men and backed by lewd lyrics and ‘wutless” music have been highlighted as some of the negative aspects of the local “soca” genre. Zimronn Andrews, the public relations officer with […]