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iLAND – The Carifest Afterparty

iLAND – The Carifest Afterparty

Wrap up this year's Carifest Calgary festival in style with the ultimate Island Experience of music, drink, and food! Rodney's welcomes the CalgarySoca family with a tasting menu that includes, Jerk Wings, a sumptuos Callaloo & Crab Soup, and more! Authentic...

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Dancehall Workshops: Ketch Di Vybz

Dancehall Workshops: Ketch Di Vybz

Join KETCH DI VYBZ for Dancehall WorkshopsDates: August 13 - 15Time: 7:30-9:00PM Tuesday, August 13DANCEHALL ALL-STYLES:  Dancehall a genre of Jamaican popular music originated in the late 1970’s and birthed with it unique dance style. Learn the history with Venom an...

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Carifest Day One ft. Machel Montano

Carifest Day One ft. Machel Montano

On Friday, August 16 from 9PM to 2AM Friday August 16th 2019, the #1 name in Soca, Machel Montano, returns to Calgary to open the annual Carifest festival on 'DAY ONE' at Marquee Beer Market and Stage, Calgary.Fresh off yet another spectacular Trinidad Carnival season...

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Carifest Band Launch 2019

Carifest Band Launch 2019

On Friday, July 5 come get a special sneak peak of all the masquerading bands that will be in this year’s Carifest parade! Featuring designs from:Alirii Vibes Island Tribe Guyana Canada Cultural Association Fetenation The Carifest Dancers Kids Masquerading Band of...

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Get Ready for Carifest 2019

Get Ready for Carifest 2019

The countdown to Carifest 2019 is on! Join us on Friday, August 16 for Pan In The Park! Come and enjoy the sweet sounds of Calypso and Soca music.The Carifest parade will begin at 11 am on Saturday, August 17 at Olympic Plaza. We'll be dancing our way down Stephen...

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Carifest 2018 (Gallery)

Carifest 2018 (Gallery)

There were tons of excitement in the streets this year as the Carifest parade show-casted some of the culture cultural themes among the Caribbean islands while inviting those internationally and locally to apart-taking in the festivities in downtown Calgary starting...

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