DJ Outkast at work in the People’s Republic of China. Photo contributed
St. Maarten News - DJ Outkast returned to St. Maarten earlier this month following his performances at the Caribbean Music Festival in the Chinese capital of Beij
Akinerom Charles Arrindell, the first female to ever win a Calypso Crown suitably rewarded with the symbol which was placed on her head by Lisa Brown, Senior Marketing Manager at Nagico and assisted by Edwardo Radjouki, from the SCDF. Photo Today
St. Maarten News – Master student in International Development Sanne Collée will be on the island for the next two months to conduct a thorough participatory research into the socio-economic impact of the invasive Green Vervet Monke
Members of the Nirvana Dance group during one of their performances at the African Flavor concert. Photo Today / Milton Pieters
St. Maarten News - African Flavor, is a fairly new concert to St Maarten during the Carnival season, but after Brac
St. Maarten News- Diandra Marlin made light work of the other delegates vying for the crown after winning six of the 10 sashes Posh Productions made available, the proud pageant holders of what was another dynamic competition involving brains and
MD Sony/ATV Benelux Europe Niels Walboomers (left) with Patrick Grayham showing his Buma Award. Photo contributed
St. Maarten News - Patrick Grayham has received a Buma Award for his contribution on the certified gold song Shotgun by
The Air France flight crew poses with the Mighty Dow (L) and co-pan players at the airport. Photo SXM
St. Maarten News - Passengers on Air France flight 498 arriving at Princess Juliana International Airport were pleasantly surprised
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St. Maarten News – Bracket, the Nigerian duo scheduled to perform at the St. Maarten carnival on April 26 has been nominated in two categories including the Best African Group at the 2016 Kora All African Music Awards, which is largely c
Photo: Leader of 4M HD Edwin Nicholson (left) and leader of XP Band Darnel York fool around as they work to promote Band Clash 2016. Photo contributed
St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) is gearing up for a bus
St. Maarten News – The Vromi-Ministry continues with its plan to build 175 parking places at the location on Kim Sha beach where formerly La Bamba was established.
The ministry wants a parking lot built of concrete, with boulders surrounding the
The St. Maarten Girls Night Out, organized by Marketing Solutions, expects to draw an even bigger crowd than it did last year. The event will, take place on May 28, but there is no decision about the venue yet.
“This idea of St. Maarten Girls Ni
St. Maarten News – Ky-Mani Marley – indeed, the son of – headlines Carnival’s One Love reggae night concert on April 28 in the Carnival Village.
Marley will be joined by lovers rock star Alaine, Romain Virgo and dancehall star Demarco. Co
St. Maarten News - Montage N.V. has announced the twenty finalists for the carnival’s Soca Rumble Power and Groovy competition on Friday, April 15 in Carnival Village.
Each category, Power and Groovy, has ten finalists, eleven when you count the
St. Martin News: From the reactions of the almost capacity crowd inside the Festival Village in Galisbay late Sunday evening, Farlot Mae-Lys did enough to earn the crown in the Miss Pitchounette category. The same can be said about Shaliyah Ferro
It has been officially confirmed what many people thought all along: taking ‘selfies’ is a mental disorder.
The disorder is now called "selfitis", and is defined as the obsessive compulsive desire to take photos of one’s self and post them o
Jacques “Billy D” Hamlet at SOS Radio. File photo contributed
Marigot - SOS Radio celebrates a milestone today when the radio talk show Talking Point reaches its 2000th edition, according to Jacques “Billy D” Hamlet, the host and
Jerinelle Louisa. Photo contributed.
St. Maarten – On Sunday November 1, the Philipsburg Cultural Center on Back Street is the stage for the Little Miss St. Martin pageant.
Pageant organizer Nzinga Lake introduces the
Preparing food is a lot of fun, as the big smile of this lady at Mr. Busby’s Beach bar shows. Photo Today / Leo Brown
St. Maarten - After a Taste of St. Maarten, an initiative of Topper’s Restaurant in Simpson Bay, the island ex
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WILLEMSTAD – Professional model, television host and former Miss Barbados World Leah Marville has been confirmed as a presenter for the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Curaç
St. Maarten - Somebody came up with what turned out to be a bright idea to print a few t-shirts with the words, ‘ SHIP HAPPENS, Carnival Dream 2013, St Maarten.’ The two visitors proudly agreed to pose for our cameras on the Board Walk. In the
St. Maarten - Using her stage experience, charm and poise, Elvina Matthews blew away the field of nine beautiful ladies and won the final elimination round in the 4th annual Sunset Beach Bar & Grill Bikini contest which took place last Saturday.
The newest literary festival/book fair in the Caribbean
Anguilla / by Melanie Reffes* - It was nirvana for literary lovers over the US Memorial Day weekend when the Anguilla Literary Festival was the hottest ticket on the island. The four-day fê
GREAT BAY- The atmosphere on the roof of the Privé Lounge, in Simpson Bay took on a subtle tone last Saturday night when a group of aspiring models showcased the line of clothing of Maza Rombley, Marlyn Boasman and Alida Brown.
The staging of The
GREAT BAY-The energy, talent and passion of musical theater students of Motiance Dance School was on show over the weekend at the school’s production, Blown Away. Blown Away represented the grand finale for Joost and DJ, two male choreographers/d
St. Maarten – Tamarind Hotel managing director Paul Ingram was touched by the picture that appeared on the front page of the Daily Herald on Saturday, showing a dying cow with a mourning fellow-cow next to it. He sent his hotel guests pictures of a
St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – Lead Actress Sharlyn Winston absolutely shined and delivered a riveting performance in this past weekend’s performances of the River Niger. The play was staged for three nights at the Philipsburg Community and
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By Hilbert Haar / When I brought the Cuby and the Blizzards blues album Groeten uit Grollo to my music class in secondary school in the spring of 1967 my classmates were not impressed. They thought with just one exception (apart from myself) that th
GREAT BAY, St. Maarten - The fundraiser for the Imbali Center for Creative Movement, which is spearheaded by Lady Ruby Bute, has been moved to the Belair Community Center. The production entitled “St. Martin for Thee I Weep...” was organized in a
GREAT BAY – St. Maarten’s first Calypso King Alberto “Lord Viking” Richardson was presented with an award of appreciation by King Brat at his home on Sunday afternoon in the presence of his family, friends, fellow calypsonians and represent
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PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD (Sonique Solutions) – The 30th anniversary of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) in Trinidad and Tobago will take place on May 28 and 29. St. Maarten’s Isidore York, aka The Mighty Dow, and Addie Rich
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St. Maarten - The reigning Calypso King of St Maarten Clement’ Kaiso Brat’ Richardson had the distinct honor to share the stage with Mc Lean Emmanuel, stage name ‘King Short Shirt’ from Antigua and
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St. Maarten - Aimie Hailey sung, ‘Somewhere over the rainbow’, Raheem Atkinson sung ‘If we hold on” and Chantal Richardson sung, ‘Just the way you are’ and those efforts were good enough to earn them the top prizes in their various catego
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St. Maarten / By Milton G Pieters - When Roxanne Webster, stage name’ Lil Roxy’ appears on stage in the finals of the 2011 Nagico Calypso competition, she will be seeking to become the first Calypso Queen on St Maarten, a feat long in the making
St. Maarten - After a sterling performance during the 2011 Road March competition, which was held last Saturday night, it’s fair to say that Isidore York aka Mighty Dow has literally risen from the ashes and this veteran calypsonian still has a lot
Posted by admin on March 25, 2011
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Office relocates for one week
St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) will be taking Carnival lovers through Philipsburg tomorrow, Saturday, for “a warm-up, jump-up session”.
“The Fete to Fitness around Town J