Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2017 | Page 213

Events APRIL MONSTERRAT Gouyave Fish Friday Calendar of Events 2016 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. APRIL 8 Grenada Invitational Track Meet . OCTOBER . NOVEMBER APRIL . 28 7th Carriacou Maroon & String DECEMBER 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 NOVEMBER Alliouaguana Literary Festival MAY 5 - 7 Book presentations and readings by guest Pure 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. MAY 19 DECEMBER Grenada Global Film Festival Carnival www.grenadaglobalfilmfestival.com 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 Petite Martinique Whitsuntide the parade of costumed troupes on New Festival Year’s Day, as well as Masqueraders dancing A weekend of activities including a welcome in the streets. As night falls, excitement party, cultural performances, onshore builds up at street ‘jump ups’ informal dancing activities and round the island boat following races. a in the street, with exuberant crowds www.grenadagrenadines.com truck playing loud music. JUNE 2 JUNE 29 Annual Fisherman’s Birthday Celebration Sendall Tunnel A celebration of the island’s fishermen held in the town of Gouyave with seafood, music and cultural performances. © Grenada © Tourism Authority Cuba Tourist Boar