Celebrating 50 Years of Independence Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago

Hollywood ArtsPark Experience: Colors of the Caribbean
Diverse blend of the ingredients of the Caribbean: Art, Music, Travel, Culture, Entertainment, Food, Drinks
Saturday, June 16th, 2012 from 4pm-11pm
FREE and open to the public
Presented by the Caribbean American Heritage Florida Inc., City of Hollywood, Hollywood CRA
Produced by Caribbean American Heritage Florida and The Rhythm Foundation
Media Contact: Yvette N. Harris-786.897.8854

The Caribbean American Heritage Foundation and the Rhythm Foundation will celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month on Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at the ArtsPark at Young Circle in Hollywood, Florida from 4pm-11pm. This celebration will be hosted by WPLG Local 10 Weekend Anchor Neki Mohan and NBC 6 Miami Weekend Anchor Sharon Lawson. Live performances include renowned Calypsonian David Rudder backed by Leon Codero and Code 868. Music will be provided by DJ Majestic. Haitian visual artist Roland Mecklembourg will display his “Universal Xplosion of Heart” exhibit in the ArtPark Gallery. The event is free. Free parking is also available in Downtown Hollywood , and for attendees convenience valet parking will be available at the ArtsPark.

“We invite everyone to come out and celebrate culture and heritage of the Caribbean. This family event has something for everyone and we are excited to partner with the Rhythm Foundation, City of Hollywood and the City of Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency to raise awareness about the contributions that Caribbean American people have made to our country,” states Executive Director Asa Sealy, Caribbean American Heritage of Florida, Inc.

This free Caribbean cultural event is poised to be a premiere annual family event. Events for the day include: the Caribbean Airlines Travel Expo; Kids Zone, Caribbean Food Village, Caribbean Alcohol Tasting Experience, Caribbean Arts and Craft, Live Tassa, Folk Dance and Cultural Performances.

Caribbean American Heritage Foundation
The Caribbean American Heritage of Florida Inc. (CAHFI) is a statewide not-for-profit corporation dedicated to creating awareness and recognition of Caribbean-Americans and their contribution to the United States of America. Visit them at www.ourcaribbeanflorida.org.

Rhythm Foundation
Rhythm Foundation is a non-profit organization celebrating it 24th season of presenting outstanding international artist in South Florida. Visit them at www.rhythmfoundation.com.

Hollywood ArtsPark Experience
This series of events celebrates South Florida’s vibrant cultures through music, food, tourism and culture. The newly remodeled ArtsPark at Young Circle in Hollywood’s charming downtown now has an expanded amphitheater that can accommodate up to 2,500 guest for concerts and events, several picnic play areas for families, a plaza for vendors and exhibitors, an indoor gallery and dance studio playgrounds, and much more, alive with international music and culture

Visit www.colorsofthecaribbean.info or follow on Twitter @colorsofcarib for more information.

Media interviews and inquiries: Harris Public Relations at 786.897.8854 or yvette@harrispublicrelations.com