by Freitas

video of Carifesta 2016

The Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) is a roving multi-disciplinary art festival which has been held in various CARICOM countries since its establishment in 1972. It is  a regional forum where artists, performers and  other  persons in the  field of  culture meet and  exchange  ideas through presentations  of  music, dance, drama, exhibitions on art, sculpture, poetry and  symposia, among others

Each year a different Island plays host to this amazing festival.  For  ten days, it’s over 30 nations showcases about 3,000 artistes and business owners. In 2021 the baton will be passed to the Island of Antigua with the expectation of bringing together the indigenous peoples of the Caribbeans, celebrating its undeniable rich vast culture.