Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2017 | Page 213
Gouyave Fish Friday
Calendar of Events
Seafood lovers will enjoy this event held
every Friday from 6:00 pm in the West coast
town of Gouyave. This is a year-long event.
Grenada Invitational Track Meet
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7th Carriacou Maroon & String
Band Music Festival
Local and international athletes will compete
in the first major meet of the 2017 outdoor
track and field season to be held at the
National Athletic Stadium in St. George’s.
An authentic island celebration, giving
thanks for productivity and prosperity. The
celebration is rooted in African culture
which is seen in the African-themed food
consumed and the events held during the
festival such as drumming and playing the
strnig band. www.carriacoumaroon.com
Book presentations and readings by guest
Grenada Music Festival
authors, storytelling under the stars, open mike
Local and international artistes will be
performances and literary workshops.
performing during this three-day event.
Grenada Global Film Festival
This Festival runs from mid-December until
New Year’s Day, and is the climax of the year.
Calypso competitions, the Festival Queen
competition, beauty and talent shows, and
the parade of costumed troupes on New
Year’s Day, as
well as Masqueraders dancing
in the streets. As night
builds up at street ‘jump ups’ informal dancing
in the street,
truck playing loud music.
Annual Fisherman’s Birthday
A celebration of the island’s fishermen held
in the town of Gouyave with seafood, music
and cultural performances.
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