"A TASTE OF THE SPICE ISLAND" ON LINE JULY 11, 2020 1 PM TO 9 PM
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Dr. Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada, attended the 2019 Spice Island Cultural Day. Thank you for your continued support.
The Spice Island Cultural Day Association of Quebec (SICDAQ) and the Grenada Steelband Association (GSA) have joined hands to present the first Virtual Steelband Competition for the Christmas Season entitled “PAN FOR THE HOLIDAYS”. This exciting Competition will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
The Spice Island Cultural Festival (SICDAQ) is the official celebration of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique's entertainment, food, music, arts, products, sports and culture.
THE GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA RECOGNIZES & ENDORSES SICDAQ
The Government of Grenada in a letter dated November 2018 states: “The Government is satisfied with works and contribution that the Spice Island Cultural Day Association of Quebec (SICDAQ) is making towards Grenada and most of all the promotion of who we are as a people”, writes Minister Norland Cox, Grenada’s Minister of Youth Development, Sports, Culture and The Arts”. “The Cabinet fully recognizes and endorses SICDAQ, their activities, plans and programs to promote and celebrate the heritage and cultures of Grenada in Quebec”, states Minister Norland Cox, Minister of Youth Development, Sports, Culture and the Arts in his letter to the President of SICDAQ.
The Spice Island Cultural Day Association of Quebec (SICDAQ) is a non-profit Organization creating an ongoing extravaganza of celebration showcasing the rich and very powerful ancestral traditions, history, culture, achievements and aspirations of the tri-island nation state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. This Organization, Provincially chartered and incorporated under the Quebec Charter in 2017, is developed by several members of the Grenadian community residing in Montreal, Quebec, in collaboration with the office of the Honorary Consul for Grenada in Quebec. Our Mission is to showcase and celebrate Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martiniquein all its glory and talents with inclusion, pride, innovation and creativity.
TAKE A LOOK AT OUR EXCITING VIRTUAL FESTIVAL:
"MONTREAL SPICE ISLAND FESTIVAL ON LINE"
BRING SOME SPICE INTO YOUR HOME!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on Saturday July 11, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Spice Island Cultural Day Extravaganza and Expo will
features a day-long virtual festival of cultural presentations including pan music, calypsonians, DJ’s, Caribbean Celebrity Chefs making exquisite delicacies, exciting interviews, orchestras, storytellers, and entrancing singers and dancers.
Everyone in the diaspora will fully experience the tastes, sights and sounds of the Caribbean without having to leave their homes.
Imagine…you can slip away on a Caribbean trip to the Spice Island in the safety and comfort of your own home.
Do not forget to gather the kids. Face painting, storytelling and more on line.
WHAT AN EXCITING TIME THAT WILL BE.
JOIN US - MUSIC, FOOD, FUN, FUN, FUN - CELEBRATE CANADA DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND!
SPICE ISLAND CULTURAL DAY
BLOCK-O CELEBRATING CANADA DAY -
GREENZ RESTAURANT - PARKING LOT -
COME AND ENJOY A REAL GRENADA LIME - ST. GEORGE'S WALL STREET STYLE AT GREENZ RESTAURANT, PARKING LOT. 395 ST. JACQUES, LACHINE. 3 PM - 9 P.M.
COME AND ENJOY BBQ PIG TAIL, AND A GREAT GRENADIAN BBQ STYLE BLOCK-0.
MUSIC BY 5 D'J'S
On Friday, July 12, the festivities will kick off at Ruby Foos Hotel, 7655 Decarie Blvd. with a Town Hall Meeting with the Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr. The Right Keith C. Mitchell. Also a presentation by the Grenada Communal Credit Union will be held. All are welcome. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Meeting will start at 6:30p.m. sharp. All are welcome. Free Admission.
LITTLE BURGUNDY will be the backdrop for the Spice Island Cultural Day Extravaganza and Exposition
- July 13, 2019. 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The exotic splendor of the beautiful Spice of the Caribbean Islands (Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique) will be featured at the SPICE ISLAND CULTURAL DAY Festival. Free Admission.
. Imagine…you can slip away on a Caribbean trip to the Spice Island without having to leave Montreal at all!. COME HAVE "A TASTE OF THE SPICE".
1. FAYE RODNEY
2.KAYAK JOHN NOEL
3. ISLAND DESIGNZ
4.SIMONE & ONIEL CARIBBEAN CUISINE
6. OWEN THE SEAFOOD MAN
7. HAZIE CATERING
HELEN GEORGE SWEETS
DONNA CHARLES CARIBBEAN DESSERTS
SPICE TEAS OF THE CARIBBEAN
SWEET AND NICE TROPICAL ICE CREAM
I LOVE GRENADA PRODUCTS
CULTURAL FARMER NUTS & SNOWCONE
ARTS AND CRAFT & OTHER VENDORS
Levi Alexander – Flags & Things
Dany Rodrigue – D.R.E.A.M. Enr. Entertainment Arts
Grenada Communal Co-Operative Credit Union
Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Grenada Tourism Authority
A WHOLE DAY OF FAMILY FUN. DON'T MISS IT.
BOYZIE - SHORTPREE - KENNYC - LOVE MAN KENT - DOGGIES - JAB JAB ORCHESTRA -FITZ-PATRICK SISTERS - DELTA ANTOINE - MELLO G - PUFTY - STONES SVG, THE GRENADA ENSEMBLE - JENNY AND JENNA NOEL - ZINA EDWARDS - WEST CAN DANCERS, SHOOTING STARS SHORTKNEE DANCERS AND MORE!!!
SPECIAL APPEARANCE -
GRENADA SPICEMAS CARAVAN
LIVE AND DIRECT FROM GRENADA WITH JUNIOR GEORGE.
M.C. JUNIOR GEORGE - RIDE ALONG NEW YORK.
MICHAEL FARKAS - MONTREAL
HOWARD STRETCH CARR - CKUT 90.3 FM
LIVE BROADCAST WITH CJLO 1690 CARIBBEAN CALLALOO - WITH DJ 610.
Joining SICDAQ in partnership is the GRENADA Communal Credit Union. They will be in Montreal for the Festivities on July 12 and July 13. Members of the Communal Credit Union will make a presentation on Friday, July 12 at the Town Hall Meeting and will be in Vinet Park on Saturday, July 13. Check out their booth.
“2018 was great for the first year, but 2019 promises to be even larger and greater”, says President Theodore H. Blaize. The organization is planning to welcome over 5,000 enjoying the food, music, arts and culture of the Spice Island: Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. With its 2019 theme “A TASTE OF THE SPICE ” patrons are promised the full fusion of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique's cuisine, along with other delicious Caribbean cuisine. This year we will offer a delicious Tea Tent featuring the Spice Teas of the Caribbean, a Vendors Market place with everything from clothes to arts and crafts, a children’s corner with face painting, bouncy castles and more. Bring the entire family and experience the Spice of the Caribbean for yourself. Have "A Taste of the Spice".
Much more information to come. Keep up to date.
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