Flamboyant attracts over 1,000 viewers to St. Maarten Carnival on internet

POSTED: 05/4/11 1:40 PM

St. Maarten – Flamboyant Broadcasting streamed live via internet the Jouvert Morning Jump Up on Friday, April 29, and the Grand Carnival Parades on Saturday, and Sunday. With a total of over 1050 viewers watching, the internet broadcasts was a success for the newly established internet broadcasting company.

Flamboyant Broadcasting is pleased to publish that especially the Jouvert Jump Up Parade was quite popular with over 800 viewers from around the world. Even though the majority of the viewers were located in the Netherlands and the USA, visitors to the www.flamboyantbroadcasting.com website hailed from Aruba, Antigua, Canada, Curacao, France, The United Kingdom, St. Kitts and Nevis. Many locals were also among the viewers, the company said in a press release.

With the successful broadcasting of the three Carnival parades via internet, the St. Maarten Carnival, as the island’s largest cultural event, has proven in no uncertain terms that it is capable of attracting international viewers with website visitors from as near as French St. Martin and Anguilla and as far as Japan tuning in to view the Carnival celebrations online.

Flamboyant Broadcasting thanked the sponsors whose contributions made the live broadcasts possible: Caribserve, Maynard Agencies, Abu Ghazi Schwarma, Distributor Agency, Archyon Integrated Solutions and StMaartenFlowers.com. Flamboyant Broadcasting also thanked the crew that made the three days of streaming possible and the many contributors to the online shoutbox who kept the discussions lively with their opinions and feedback.

Flamboyant Broadcasting is an internet-based broadcasting company that can now boast the successful streaming of Carnival 2011 jump-ups and parades via the internet besides past events such as the 2010 election campaigns and the Elton Richardson’s November 11th “St. Maarten in Retrospect” 2010 show. Besides streaming public events live via the internet, Flamboyant Broadcasting, with its modern internet broadcasting technology will also be streaming Pay Per View events and private events, such as weddings, online with password protected access for authorized viewers.

The company is currently assessing the feedback it received to improve the quality of its service for its next live streaming event. It is currently uploading recordings to the website. All three broadcasts will be permanently available on demand-basis on the website.


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