ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Sunday April 8, 2018 – Music, track and field, cuisine and authentic traditions combine to produce a memorable experience in Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean in April. It’s the perfect time to enjoy the best in Caribbean living with family and friends in a destination that offers three unique islands and diverse experiences. Explore, relax and meet some of the friendliest people in the Caribbean.
Pure Grenada Music Festival-April 13-15
Set against the backdrop of Grenada’s picturesque Carenage harbour, the Pure Grenada Music Festival is the Caribbean’s gem of music experiences. The event is into its third year and a star studded diverse line-up is set for April 13-15.The festival presents three nights dedicated to celebrating different genres of music. ‘Soul Night’ features Grammy award winning R&B singer Chrisette Michele and UK singer/songwriter Daley while the Jamaican Grammy award-winning family group Morgan Heritage will rock the stage on ‘Reggae Night’. On the final night, the Queen of Soca Allison Hinds will headline along with a fine cast of local talent. It’s more than a festival, it’s an experience. For more information visit http://www.grenadamusicfestival.com/
Grenada Invitational-April 21
The premier 2nd Annual Grenada Invitational Track & Field Meet will be held on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the island’s Kirani James Athletic Stadium in St George’s. In 2017, more than 100 athletes from over a dozen countries participated in the inaugural event which included global stars such as Grenada’s 400m olympic medallist Kirani James; Americans Justin Gatlin and LaShawn Merritt; Asafa Powell and Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica and the evergreen Kim Collins of St Kitts and Nevis. The 2018 event will feature a growing cast of local and international stars competing in an atmosphere of passion and pure excitement. Already confirmed for this year are the 2017 100m female World Champion Tori Bowie and 2012 400m Olympic medallist Liguelin Santos along with the returning Gatlin and Meritt. The Grenada Invitational is an Area Permit Meet (APM) which is sanctioned by the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Associations (NACAC). Visit http://www.grenadainvitational.com/ for more information .
Carriacou Maroon Festival-April 27-29
If you have always wanted a pure and culturally awakening experience, the 2018 Carriacou Maroon and String Band Music Festival, April 27-29, is definitely the event for you. Maroon culture is all about thanksgiving and prayers to the source of all life, production and prosperity. Its African origins are authentically depicted through stringband music, drumming, singing, the eating of ‘smoke food’ and other rituals practiced on Grenada’s sister isle, Carriacou. http://www.carriacoumaroon.com/
Book your trip now for some pure and unique experiences in Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.