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Carifesta Nation ::: Music & Arts Festival 2017

09/04/17 at 12:00PM - 09/04/17 at 8:00PM

Event Details

Carifesta USA, in association with its sponsor Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA), and Street Wize Foundation (SWF) presents CARIFESTA, a FREE Caribbean music and arts festival celebrating the Caribbean-American heritage, of the English, Spanish, French, and Dutch speaking Caribbean!

Twenty-eight Caribbean nations will be highlighted including, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and the US Virgin Islands.  
CARIFESTA comes to the Woodrow Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC, on Monday September 4th, 2017 from 12pm-8pm.


:: Main Stage ::
Live performances by Ras Slick & The Dutty Bus Crew, The Unknowns, Lady Flame,  ShaMain & Greg Jamz, and King Lock.  Along with international DJ’s playing the best in reggae, soca, zouk, kompa, salsa, and meringue.

:: Food Court ::
Vendors will feature the full culinary delights of the Caribbean.

:: Cultural Village ::
Juried craft emporium, art exhibit, book signings, fashion showcase and more.

:: Beer Garden ::
Patrons will enjoy an assortment of beer, wine and spirits in a fun outdoor environment  

:: Kids Zone ::
Kids will enjoy funnel cakes, face painting, bike rides, and more. 

With the help of supporting embassies and corporate sponsors we will continue this journey of cultural exchange and expression.

Contact: Arthur Griffith at info@carifesta.com




When and Where

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA

Monday, September 4th at 12:00PM - Monday, September 4th at 8:00PM

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