Top Caribbean Events in December
December is popularly known for Christmas and Christmas celebrations in the Caribbean are always exciting. However, there are other exciting events in the Caribbean during this month. For those interested in visiting the Caribbean during December, here are some of the events taking place this month.
Classical Pops Barbados
This event takes place at Apes Hill Club, St. James, Barbados. Classical Pops combines some of America’s best orchestra musicians with pop stars, Broadway performers and opera singers to create a highly artistic blend of dynamic entertainment under the stars.
Bahamas International Film Festival
Bahamas International Film Festival attracts persons from all over the world including actors and other Hollywood celebrities. The event’s aim is to expose the locals and visitors to a wide range of films from all over the world. Along with films, this festival provides cultural experiences, encourages learning and provides forums to allow persons to explore the history, present and future of cinema.
St. Kitts & Nevis National Carnival
Caribbean islands are known for having Carnivals. What sets St. Kitts’ Carnival apart, is that it takes place from the beginning of December straight into the new year. This festival is a combination of Christmas celebrations and the traditional, cultural celebration of the country. There are several celebratory events during the period, suitable for persons of all ages.
Heineken Kalalu World Music Festival
This event was founded in 2005 and since then has become a solid part of St. Lucia’s December events. This four-day festival attracts music lovers from all over where it highlights music such as African, Latin and Caribbean. Throughout the event, there are performances by several international musicians and artists, fused with the local culture, cuisine and art.
Paramin Parang Festival Trinidad
Parang is genre of folk music from Trinidad & Tobago that is usually associated with Christmas and its festivities. This festival is features the best parang bands in Trinidad. Each year, this event is attended by thousands of persons looking for good entertainment, food and company, as a part of their Christmas festivities.