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Hoteliers in Montserrat embracing social media

Hoteliers in Montserrat embracing social media

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. BAKER HILL, Montserrat — Small hoteliers, villa and bed and breakfast owners in Montserrat are being encouraged to get on the social media platform Trip Advisor. During last Thursday’s social media session with media strategist Nerissa Golden, the more than 20 property owners gathered were given information on the various social platforms available […]

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Montserrat 2014 Festival tentative calendar released

Montserrat 2014 Festival tentative calendar released

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. As Montserrat’s year-end Festival continues to grow, so does our anticipation every year for the spectacular display of culture, talent and creativity. Apart from the expected Festival Committee events such as Queen Show, Calypso Monarch and Festival Street Parade.  Shows from private promoters such as Sunrise Productions, St. Johns Action Club and Fabulous […]

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Montserrat Festival 2013 Queens celebrated

Montserrat Festival 2013 Queens celebrated

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

MONTSERRAT’S GOVERNOR HOSTS COCKTAIL PARTY FOR THE FESTIVAL 2013 QUEEN CONTESTANTS The evening of Saturday 16th November, saw the official public release of the four sizzling contestants taking part in this year’s Festival Queen Show.  The event, a Sashing Ceremony and Cocktail Party was hosted by His Excellency Governor Davis and his lovely wife Mrs. […]

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Montserrat Festival Committee inviting revellers

Montserrat Festival Committee inviting revellers

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Montserrat News, The Montserrat Festival Committee are asking persons or groups interested in participating in our Festival Day and New Year’s Parade to contact us via culture@gov.ms or on 1-664-491-8555. Are you forming a troupe for Festival 2013? Are you joining a troupe? Are you overseas and want to be in a troupe when […]

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The story behind Montserrat’s Calabash Festival

The story behind Montserrat’s Calabash Festival

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Montserrat News, plans for the first Montserrat Calabash Festival commenced in 2005. The idea was the brain child of local businesswoman, Florence Griffith Joseph and was brought to life with assistance from volunteers in the Montserrat Hospitality Association. As a result, the first celebration of the Montserrat Calabash Festival took place in July 2006.  […]

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Montserrat concert on the 16th December featuring Abigail Kelly

Montserrat concert on the 16th December featuring Abigail Kelly

| December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abigail has performed as a featured artiste with Opera South Africa and the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra at the Capital Arts Festival at the South Africa State Theatre. She has also performed concert recitals in Jamaica and Grand Cayman. Abigail has a close relationship with the Diocese of Birmingham and has sung for Bishop John Sentamu […]

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Montserrat’s Alliouagana Festival of the Word in focus for December

Montserrat’s Alliouagana Festival of the Word in focus for December

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

BRADES, Montserrat (August 28, 2012) – Writers and screenwriters will explore the journey From Script to Screen at the fourth edition of the Alliouagana Festival of the Word (AFW) this December on Montserrat. The AFW in collaboration with HAMA Productions of Antigua & Barbuda will be hosting a film festival and workshops at the Montserrat […]

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PARAN SOUNDS to release SOCA and CALYPSO albums for Montserrat’s 50th Festival

PARAN SOUNDS to release SOCA and CALYPSO albums for Montserrat’s 50th Festival

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

New York, USA (July 18, 2012) – Paran Sounds the Montserratian owned and operated music production company/indie label based in New York is set to release two compilation albums for Montserrat’s 50th Annual Festival. Featuring soca artistes and calypsonians they are currently working with, the soca album is titled: Soca Kiss and the calypso album […]

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WAKA WAKA MAS  presents:  The Treasures of Alliouagana

WAKA WAKA MAS presents: The Treasures of Alliouagana

| July 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maryland, USA (July 16, 2012) – With excitement building for Montserrat’s 50th Annual Festival this December, the Waka Waka Mas band has begun showcasing their presentation, “The Treasures of Alliouagana,” which was inspired by the rich culture and history of the island. Alliouagana is the Amerindian name for the island of Montserrat and its cultural […]

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Montserrat: Claris Yearwood Is Festival Queen 2011

Montserrat: Claris Yearwood Is Festival Queen 2011

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Claris Yearwood has been crowned as the 2011- 2012 Festival Queen for Montserrat’s 49th Anniversary Festival Celebrations. Miss Yearwood captured the title of Festival Queen from a field of five beautiful contestants who, it must be said, all performed admirably infront of a packed Festival City, at Little Bay, Montserrat. There was little sign of […]

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