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‘Pure Culture’ a View of Life in Grenada, the Hidden Gem of the Caribbean Grenada, renowned for friendly, kind locals who smile on the inside and out, enjoys a vibrant culture surrounded by beautiful beaches, waterfalls, rainforest, spectacular gardens, ancient forts and plantations. Numerous local festivals ignite the spirit of the nation, with unique carnivals in both Carriacou and Grenada. To name but a few, Carriacou’s Big Drum Festival, Fisherman’s Birthday, and Drumming in the Moonlight... these along with the unique maritime culture of Petite Martinique, highlight the warmth and fun loving nature of the people. Surrounded by the glorious Caribbean Sea there are many events at waters edge, the most important of which is the Annual Workboat Regatta. There on the beach of Grand Ans...
Matthew Hamilton visits Caribs Leap in the Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada. This location is deeply symbolic of the human history of the continent of America as it marks the end of the indigenous Kalinago or Carib population on the island. What is particularly striking is the manner in which that culture came to an end. In 1561 the remaining Carib population opted for mass suicide by jumping onto the rocks below them in preference to surrender to the invading French army. This video was produced as part of the travel blog Fuego Y Agua - Journeys of Hope and Fear in America (www.fuegoyagua.com)
This video shows rich culture of Grenada.
These are the first underwater images of Vicissitudes, the new Circle of Children, captured early during the sinking and placement. The sculpture by Jason deCaires Taylor is the new icon of the Grenada Sculpture Park, placed skillfully and artfully by volunteers coordinated through Grenada Underwater Sculpture Management, Inc. Swells complicated both the operation and the filming.
Grenada's French colonists brought along their culture, as did the African slaves they brought across the Atlantic for agricultural work. The combination of these cultures is what you will find on this island. Indians have also influenced the island culture in more recent years. With the passing of the Slave Trade Act 1807 by the British Parliament and the subsequent Abolishing of Slavery, indentured labor from India was procured at a very large scale. The first ship, named ''Nickor Jeremiah'', departed from Calcutta, India on January 27, 1857 and arrived a few months later on May 1. In all 3,206 East Indians arrived in Grenada by 1885. Only 380 of them returned to India. The Indians made many contributions to Grenada. Indian Arrival Day was celebrated in 2007 on the 150th anniversary, for...
Chips or chips? Algerson shares the humor in adapting to American culture, the warmth of Grenada's people, and the music that raised him. Tune into the song that sums up his cultural experience, "Wanna Be Loved" by Buju Banton. Algerson works under re-purposing/repackaging with the VOD/New Media Department under Discovery Networks. 2009 Multi-Cultural Alliance "Diversity" Initiative http://DiscoDiversity.com Places to travel. Discovery Channel celebrates Diversity through Music! Produced by Opiyo Okeyo Web Design: Jimmy Versace Music: Kasiemba
NSCC and TA Marryshow Community College in Grenada have been working for the past few years on a partnership in creative and culture industries. This short documentary highlights the focus of this projects and features the beauty, grace and energy of Grenada's creative and cultural side! (CARICOM Education for Employment Programme: CAR-03 Institutional Partnership)
It is about a skilled Grenadian painter/artist.
Please watch: "BWTM LIVE | BWTM SPORTS | BWTM GAMING "THE TRINITY"" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-SVSYhES-8 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- In this interview about Culture,Sport and Mindset in Grenada Ingram Jones talks about his dream of coaching cricket in the caribbean, and being on the island of Grenada, the various challenges and mindsets with shocking revelations. Even hear the truth about Olympic and World 400 Metre Athlete Kirani James. You dont need to be a fan of sport but if you love community, community building or to get a better insight as to what is really going on, this interview is for you. Uncut and speaking from the heart. www.bayloricworldwide.com www.ingramjones.com