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Photos By Daryl R.
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Festival Afrique-Carib
Date: Sunday 27th June 2010
Location: Stadhuisplein. Almere, Holland
Promotions: A-C Productions

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This festival was supposed to be a sweet warm-up for the Machel show the following week in  Amsterdam. Denise Belfon was expected to perform and sauce up the event with sexy Trini soca. Well, no Denise on this day and a few days before Machel's show the promoter pulled the plug for reasons I can't mention. Steuuups!

Nevertheless, on this hot, hot Sunday evening in Almere where it felt like it must have been more than 40 degrees celsius, performances were expected by T-Vice, Philip Monteiro, Ephrem J, Nyali, Royal Roots Band, Salsa dancers and our very own Dil e Nidan offering a bit of consolation to the Dutch Soca Lovers crew who came out to hear their soca. Fanton Mojah was also expected to perform  but was also cancelled and replaced by Natty King. Mad respect to Natty! The driver sent to the airport in Amsterdam supposedly couldn't find him and left Natty, who then got on the train and found the venue on his own. I am still amazed ... >> READ MORE