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Berlin, Germany: Karneval der Kulturen (with Caribbean section)

 

The Karneval der Kulturen will take place in 2015!
Street Festival: 22 May - 25 May, Street Parade: 24 May

 

CARNIVAL PARADE

Over 80 groups and 5000 participants turn the street onto Berlin's largest stage, questioning everyday life and politics through art and celebration.

KdK is open to all and all forms of cultural expression. It is a platform for empowerment and play with identity with space for both traditional and contemporary elements. It includes and attracts all age groups, professional artists and amateurs, people from all walks of life.

More information here.

Location: 

Berlin, Germany

Time: 

Friday, May 22, 2015 (All day) to Monday, May 25, 2015 (All day)

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Nation of Islam commemoration of 19th anniversary of Million Man March

Location

National Arena
Arthur Wint Drive
Kingston
Jamaica
JM

 

The commemoration of the 19th anniversary of the Million Man March will be held on Sunday October 19th at the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica. It is the first time the commemoration is being held outside the United States.

This commemoration of the Million Man March commemorates the Nation of Islam's commitment to engendering unity and family values among persons of African descent.

The Million Million Man March, held on October 15, 1995, drew two million men to the United States capital, Washington D.C. 

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan will give the keynote address. It is a coming home of sorts for Minister Farrakhan whose father was born in Jamaica. His mother was born in St. Kitts.

The Hon. Louis Farrakhan being quizzed about the then upcoming
Million Man March on the TV program This Week on Sunday 10/15/1995

For more information

Location: 

Kingston, Jamaica

Time: 

Sunday, October 19, 2014 (All day)

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Zomercarnival, (Rotterdam Summer Carnival)

Location

Rotterdam Rotterdam
Netherlands
NL

Summer Carnival in Rotterdam is days of events in the center of Rotterdam. 

 
Around the last Saturday of July is in the heart of Rotterdam Summer Carnival: three days of passion, fire and splendor. Grown from a small party to the Netherlands of the biggest event in which more than 30 cultures are represented.

Program

Location: 

Rotterdam

Time: 

Friday, July 24, 2015 (All day) to Saturday, July 25, 2015 (All day)

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Carnival Calabar, Nigeria

Location

Calabar
Nigeria
NG

The Calabar Carnival festival in Nigeria, referred to as " Africa's Biggest Street Party," was created 2004 as part of a vision of making Cross River State in Nigeria the hub for tourism and hospitality in Nigeria and in Africa. The carnival runs from November 30 to January 1, annually.  The Carnival Road March is held annually on the 27th. of December in the ancient City of Calabar.

According to the promoters, over 31% percent of slaves to the new world were transported through and  spiritual links with the Caribbean, including Trinidad & Tobago, and Jamaica.

More information here.

Contact: +234 805 715 8111

Onahgabe@yahoo.com
info@carnivalcalabar.com

Location: 

Caiabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Time: 

Sunday, November 30, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, January 1, 2015 (All day)

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Regga (Reggae) Geel Festival 2103, Belgium

Location

Reggae Geel festivalterrein Geel
Belgium
BE

Reggae Geel

The biggest Reggae festival in Belgium, Reggae Geel, puts on its 35th annual show on Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3 2013, with an expected 30.000 visitors.

A host of artists, including: Freddie McGregor, Third World, Barrington Levy, Marcia Griffiths, Capleton, Busy Signal, Romain Virgo, Gyptian, Protoje, Jah 9, Pentateuch and Iba Mahr. Complete list and times here.

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Location: 

Geel, Belgium

Time: 

Friday, August 2, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, August 3, 2013 (All day)

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Sunrise Reggae and Ska Festival, Germany

Location

Bavaria
Germany
DE

 For the six years of its existence, performers at the Sunrise Reggae and Ska Festival have all been German reggae stars. For the first time a Jamaican, Tarrus Riley, "the She's Royal vocalist," will headline the show.

Location: 

Bavaria, Germany

Time: 

Friday, July 12, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, July 14, 2013 (All day)

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Reggae Sun Ska Festival

Location

Pauillac Pauillac
France
FR

The Reggae Sun Ska Festival which will be held August 2-4 in Pauillac, France, the heart of the country's wine region.
This is the 16 anniversary of the festival which started with four bands, one stage and 2,000 fans. It has become one of Europe's top reggae shows with over 60 bands from around the world performing on five stages.
There are two new stages: the Dub Foundation which promotes Dub music, and Uprising, for emerging bands.
Director of Reggae Sun Ska, Fred Lachaize, says the event has seen an increase in attendance since 2010, which forced promoters to change the venue.
Last year, 85,000 fans were at Reggae Sun Ska.
This year, some of the acts on Reggae Sun Ska are Busy Signal, Protoje, Turbulence, U-Roy, Ky-Mani Marley, Third World, Black Uhuru, Steel Pulse, Barrington Levy, Don Carlos and Addis Pablo.

Location: 

Pauillac, France

Time: 

Friday, August 2, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, August 4, 2013 (All day)

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