Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2017 | Page 275

Events APRIL 19 - 24 Jamaica Carnival ( Bacchanal Jamaica) Music, costumed bands, parades, revelry. APRIL 24 Westmoreland Curry Festival Jamaica’s Indian legacy is celebrated and explored through this festival featuring a wide variety of “curry” dishes. This is one of the largest food festivals in the Caribbean. MAY 26 - 29 Irie Jamaica Weekend International celebrities, athletes, influencers, C-level Executives and VIPs travel to Jamaica for a weekend of golf, pool parties, concerts and more. MAY 28 - JUNE 4 Ocho Rios Jazz Festival Great performances from Caribbean and International jazz musicians. JUNE 19 - 28 Kingston on the Edge Urban Art Festival, Kingston The KOTE, a ten-day celebration of art and artists, features painting, sculpture, photography, film, poetry, dance, theatre, music, performance art, installations, among others. It provides an avenue for artists, venues and the general public to interact creatively.