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Shal Marshall iShal Debuts at #1

One of the Caribbean’s most-recognized voices, Stephenson “Shal” Marshall, now delivers his signature energetic sounds to the global audience, with the release of his debut album, iShal, distributed worldwide by FOX FUSE.

As a top on-air radio personality on Trinidad and Tobago’s premiere radio station, WE-FM, Shal can be heard weekdays helming “The Madder Drive," its prime slot during Trinidad’s equally-famous rush hour traffic.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – The 2019 ‘Gateway to the World’ ultra-premium all-inclusive gave Carnival enthusiasts an extra dose of festival flair en route to the Greatest Show on Earth. Now in its third year, this annual event has truly elevated the standard for premium events in east Trinidad and provided its patrons with an opportunity to celebrate the splendor of the Soca Kingdom in fine style.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – Caribbean-styled carnival culture has now grown to state of popularity where it is embraced by millions across the globe and transcends all ages, races, geographical backgrounds and sexual orientations. Nadelle Lewis has been making major strides to ensure that Carnival remains inclusive and accessible to women of various body shapes and sizes via her body-positive #everyBODYplayahmas movement.

St. Croix Style Fashion Week

This is to announce the launch of St. Croix Style Fashion Week “SSFW” which will be held on the beautiful island of St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands April 3-8, 2019, in conjunction with our “6th Annual VI Model of the Year Competition”.  This event will be bringing the fashion world to the shores of St. Croix for “The Ultimate Style Week” and it will be an event like no other.  The Virgin Islands is known for its rich Culture, Food, Music and Art, so it’s only fitting that Fashion is next to make its mark on the big island and throughout the world.  

29 January 2019 – Montego Bay, Jamaica

The music and hospitality pioneer, Chris Blackwell, has been honoured at a star-studded gala ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The founder of Island Records and Island Outpost was acknowledged with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019.

On January 25th, 2019 the first Community Library was formally opened at the Mt. Hope/Mt. Lambert Community Centre.  The project, an initiative of the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS) in partnership with the Ministry of Community Development, Culture (MCDCA) and the Arts, is the first of its kind. According to NALIS, through Community Libraries, persons will have access...

Hamilton, Bermuda – 01/28/19

The BHW Ltd. team had a Blast with You!

Without question, this was our most exciting Launch ever for Bermuda Heroes Weekend. From an ultra-lit Happy Hour to that enlightening Panel Discussion, to our lavish Gala, and of course, the amazing display of the costumes we will all be wearing on Parade day; this was a terrific start to our 5-year anniversary celebration!

Piarco, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – After 2 years of successfully bringing the world to Trinidad & Tobago’s Carnival, the ultra all-inclusive event ‘Gateway to the World’ returns to satisfy the festival appetites of T&T’s discerning party goers.
With its theme ‘Welcome Home’ the 2019 edition of this all-inclusive affair takes place at the car park of the old Piarco International Airport on Friday 1st February and will deliver an event which is truly worthy and representative of the twin-island republic’s cosmopolitan culture.

The newest and hottest resort in Jamaica, Sandals® Montego Bay, is hosting the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019 on Monday 28th January.

The gala ceremony will be the premier gathering of the Caribbean and North American hospitality industries, with the key players and VIPs from across the two regions scheduled to attend. The evening will also mark the opening leg of the WTA Grand Tour 2019 – an annual search for the finest travel and tourism organisations in the world.

Barbados’ 2018 People’s and Party Monarch Michael “Mikey” Mercer has his eyes set on Trinidad and Tobago’s 2019 Carnival celebrations. After creating quite a stir during the 2018 Cropover festivities with his party anthem ‘Feting Family’ the single entered Trinidad and Tobago without any formal introductions. His recent visit to Trinidad and Tobago was to officially introduce himself and promote the widely received track.

Skinny Fabulous Celebrates Famalay

On January 10th 2019, ‘Famalay’ became the #1 selling song from the Caribbean globally on the iTunes Reggae Top 100 chart. Today, ‘Famalay’ is holding on to the #5 spot which is indicative of the support for the Soca track. While breaking the news on January 10th via his social media channels Skinny addressed the fact that the placement occurred on a Reggae chart by saying...

World touring DJ, Radio & Social Media Personality DJ Ana brings to you her first music production project - The Soca Feels Riddim.

Aptly titled, This riddim takes you through an array of emotions and “feels.” From anticipation and ecstasy, to nostalgia and motivation, DJ Ana teams up with some of the Caribbean’s brightest young stars to invoke these “feels” in each track.

London, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – For many persons, the start of every new year often brings about the desire to create some measure of positive change in their life. This February, The Thrive Experts will once again be helping individuals to transform their lives into ones of abundance, happiness and fulfilment, devoid of self ‘bullying’ with their aptly titled unique 6 week program entitled ‘Slay your inner bully’.

Sparrow's 'Sa Sa Yea' gets 2019 iDRUM update

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – In an era where the Calypso genre is losing some of its biggest musical icons, a team of musical professionals & enthusiasts hailing from Dominica, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Barbados and North-America is paying homage to the legendary singer, The Mighty Sparrow with an updated 2019 version of the Calypsonian’s 1969 hit ‘Sa Sa Yea’ just in time for the 2019 Carnival season.

Trinbago’s songstress Patrice Roberts is in full preparation mode for her first solo concert ‘Strength Of A Woman.’ The concert which is scheduled to take place Under the Trees at The Normandie Hotel, St. Ann’s, Trinidad on Thursday 28th February 2019 is an opportunity for the artiste to share her journey in an intimate setting.

Here Comes the Parade Of Bands

Hamilton, Bermuda – January 9th, 2019
Many of us often imagine ourselves as kings, queens, and rulers as we parade along the festival road. Antsy, we spend months waiting for the opportunity to transform these visions into reality. Then, just as it seems as though the wait is too prolonged, thankfully, BHW Ltd. announced their 3-day Official Launch from January 18thto 20th. The first event to allow us an in-person glimpse of the royal garb that will adorn our bodies and catapult us into becoming the kings, queens, and soon, rulers of the road we have been craving to be.

New York, NY – VP Records, the world’s largest reggae music company, announces a year-long calendar of activities in celebration of its 40 years in the United States. The year will feature a variety of music and cultural events, products, historical exhibits and experiences, in Jamaica, across the U.S., Toronto, Canada and London, England.

"OHA Fete 2019 - A return to premium"
Over the years, the ladies of the Old Hilarians' Association (OHA) have made every effort to deliver on the promise of crafting a one-of-a-kind experience across all featured elements of the annual Bishop's Fete. This includes a comfortable venue, mouth-watering menu, a choice selection of drinks and the best of music entertainment.

Dollar Notes Music Ltd in collaboration with Producer Trini Baby and Star Wilson Management Agency is pleased to announce the release of a new hit collaboration from Trinidad-based singer/songwriter, Asten Isaac and New #itzabrand Talent Zander entitled, "Miss Lady".

"Miss Lady" is now available on all digital platforms and represents the (3rd #itzabrand) release for 2018- 2019 Carnival from the dynamic team and its diverse roster of unique, talent.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – Toronto based events management group Epic Events, gave party-goers a festive reason to brave the chilly Canadian weather at its recent inaugural edition of ‘The Holiday Event’. Even with wintery temperatures, the Epic Events team still managed to receive a positive turnout of loyal patrons who yearned to beat the cold front with a genuine Caribbean-styled food & drink inclusive holiday experience.

One the most successful music charters, Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise (WTJRC), sells out in new record time for 2019. Now going on its sixth year, the five-night cruise helmed and curated by GRAMMY-winning musician Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley is fully booked for next year’s voyage almost one year before the sail date.

December is always a very busy time for Major League Baseball. Early in the month representatives of the organizations convene, along with some players, many agents, and a virtual army of sports media, for the “Winter Meetings,” where decisions are made regarding player movement during the offseason. From that point forward for a month or so there tends to be a lot of player movement, with free agents signing with new teams, and other players being traded. And as Caribbean fans have gotten used to, players native to the region are often among the ...

How To Get The Small Island Experience In A Big Way... Through A Luxury Soca Experience

Did you know that the British Virgin Islands, also known as the BVI consists of islands, bays and cays which make up an are called the British West Indies?

Some of the most famous parts of the BVI are Tortola, Jost van Dyke and Virgin Gorda.  The islands and beaches of the BVI are pristine and a thing of beauty. If you have never visited, partied or experienced the BVI then you are missing one of the treasures of the Caribbean.  

It’s no understatement when people say that there is really no place that is quite like the BVI. It’s true. 

December 11th, 2019. Port of Spain, Trinidad - Love promises to be the order of everything in Tobago on Valentine’s weekend, this as organizers busily get things together for the Tobago Loves Soca weekend in February 2019.  News just in, Jamaican reggae love crooner, Jah Cure has been added to the cast of entertainers for the amazing three-night affair.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – On December 15th 2018, the Durham Region of the Greater Toronto Area will come alive as Epic Events brings forth the genesis of a new era in premium holiday parties with ‘The Holiday Event’.
The hard-working team at Epic Events is the creative force behind the beloved summertime spectacular, ‘Friends & Family Out Back’ (FFOB) and will be pulling out all the stops to break the norm and deliver a trendy, chic event just in time for the holiday season.

CARIBBEAN YACHT WEEK...... A Luxury Soca Vacation!

Imagine an eight day and seven night experience with your friends on a luxury yacht with soca music playing in your ears, the sweet smell of salt water aromatically filling the air and comforts of a 5 star hotel with personal chef service at your fingertips.  

Then imagine a loosely structured, non-mandatory but fully accessible schedule of activities such as swimming, snorkeling, shopping and partying the night away while island hopping throughout the British Virgin Islands.  

Each yacht is staffed by an expert boat captain and a gourmet chef to provide catered meals during your stay. And what’s a week of soca, fetting and dining without a fully stocked bar?  So yes, your yacht has a fully stocked bar as well. 

All the details throughout the week are handled for you.

Now this sound like something that I’m interested in.

So...... 2018 is coming to a close and many of you have had a time. Here’s what you’ve done.

You’ve fetted.
You’ve partied.
You’ve limed.
You’ve danced.
You’ve jumped up.
You’ve waved.
You’ve Wined down.
You’ve “Wet it up.”
You’ve followed the “mass ova deh.” 
And you’ve done everything in between. 

You’ve thrown mud, paint, powder and a lot of your money away and guess what?
You had ah time so it’s all good.

But as 2018 comes to a close and we look upon 2019 we have to make the same decisions that we make every year. These decisions are.....

ST. LUCIA (December 3, 2018) - One of the Caribbean's leading indigenous hotel groups is responding to an increasing global trend among travelers to seek out unique culinary  experiences while traveling abroad. St. Lucia's Bay Gardens Resorts is tapping into the creative expertise of its award-winning professionals to expand the menu of culinary combinations and offerings guests can enjoy at the family-owned hotels.

Kingston, Jamaica; Popular recording artistes, Fay-Ann Lyons and Bunji Garlin, will be launching a revolutionary band in Jamaica Carnival this season.

The newest band on the block, Rebellion, will see Lyons and Bunji’s One World Rebellion partnering with Solid Agency and M7 Events (hosts of the popular Soirée SPF, SPF Weekend and Marbana Beach Club).

Ro'dey gets Comedy Roasted!

This weekend the general public is invited to celebrate 30 years of life with one of the funniest men in Caribbean social media and live entertainment today - Rodell Cumberbatch more popularly known as 'Ro'dey' The entertainer.

Calypso Rose - Forever Young

As 2018 comes to a close and as our musical icons depart for the musical heavens – Ken Professor Philmore, The Mighty Shadow, The Original De Fosto Himself, and now Lord Superior, we mourn their passing and celebrate their immense contribution to the cultural landscape of Trinidad & Tobago.

November 22, 2018 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago -  Heather Henderson-Gordon’s children’s dance school, La Danse Caraibe (LDC), will open the curtain to a pastiche of morally compelling dance compositions in its production, PatchWork. Dance enthusiasts and fans will be treated to a diverse medley of ballet, modern contemporary, tap, folk, limbo and Hip Hop choreography by Henderson-Gordon, Arlene Frank-Collis ...

Epic Events embraces diversity with FFOB

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – From its inception Epic Events has been a progressive force in the professional event and entertainment industry and has implemented exceptional services for both the North American and Caribbean Diaspora markets. The company seamlessly unifies both worlds for its signature annual affair “Friends & Family Out Back” (FFOB) due to its unique ability to embrace the diversity of event goers.

BHW Launch Weekend 2019

Mark your calendars ladies and gents, because when January hits, BHW Ltd. will be launching the 2019 edition of the Fastest Growing Carnival in The World. Time will then become your most precious commodity. Since you will need it to prepare for our titillating list of events, and then need it again, to recover while you moan and wish for the festival to come quicker than ever!

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – Canadian R&B songstress Kolette Easy has been riding high since the release of her debut album ‘Believe’. Her recent wave of success includes a well-received first single, rave reviews and thrilling live performances at shows locally, regionally and internationally.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 7th, 2018 - Even with a desire to give his fans something to party hard to, Trinidad and Tobago soca artist, Irvin ‘Blackie’ Blackman’s doing what he can to raise awareness. His latest release, produced by one of the very best producers out of St. Vincent, calls on women to show off their physical beauty as they desire, arguing that there really is no justification for any physical or emotional threat to a woman, even if she bares it all.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 7th, 2018 - Often a man’s musical pursuits and his determination to succeed in the music industry, speaks directly to the tale of his social upbringing. Such is the case of a man whose determination from as early as the age of nine, saw him leave his home in Sea Lots, Port-of-Spain to perform for the then Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, ANR Robinson. Today, Rodney Julius is all grown up, but that determination and a deep yearning to infect others with his powerful vocal ability and inspirational lyrics, remains.

San Fernando, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – In A Modern World Filled With New, Emerging Trends In Teaching And Varying Schools Of Thought As To How The Education Process Should Be Delivered, One Institution Is Doing Its Part To Ensure That The Youth Of Trinidad & Tobago Aren’t Left Behind. Divine Intervention Preparatory Private School Brings Forth New Methods To Moulding The Nation’s Young Minds During Their Formative Years.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Following The Success Of His First Release For Trinidad And Tobago’s 2019 Carnival, Actor, Dancer And Singer Zion Has Released His Second Soca Single For The Upcoming Season Entitled ‘The Main Stage’.

The Brand Spanking New Up-Tempo Track Comes On The Heels Of Zion’s First Carnival 2k19 Offering “I Am” Which Garnered The Young Artiste A Notable Amount Of Rotation On Top Urban Radio Stations In The Soca Capital Of T&T In Addition To A Multitude Of Streams On All Major Social Media Platforms.

Life evolves in order to ascend and grow. As difficult to accept and adjust to as evolution may be, survival of most things depends on it.

For some 16 years Chutney Brass proved one of the most anticipated events within the Carnival season. Conceptualised and presented by Randy Glasgow Productions (RGP), the event in its very first year attracted over 10.000 patrons and since then, the numbers had more than doubled, with a good percentage of that were people from countries around the world who travelled here just for this amazing music extravaganza.
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