LAS VEGAS LATIN CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL BAND LAUNCH SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY JULY 22nd at URBAN LOUNGE IN DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS 

Las Vegas NV_Following up on the success of SouthernNevada’s popular convention of Latin, Caribbean, West Indian and Diaspora cuisine at the annual LasVegas Taste of The Caribbean, organizers for Carnival Weekend Experience announce that the “most awaited Latin, Caribbean,West Indian costume display” known as Band Launch, is scheduled to be held on Sunday July 22nd  2018 at Urban Lounge in Las Vegas NV. 

Band Launch is an event that allows the public to check out some of the costumes to be featured during the annualLas Vegas Latin Caribbean Carnival to be held on Saturday October 27, 2018 in downtown Las Vegas. 

During the 2017 Band Launch, costume designers and masquaraders from around the country were in Las Vegas to showcase their pieces. In 2018, designers and models are expected to once again become part of the festivities that will lead to the ‘Ultimate Halloween Bash in The Desert’. 

To sign up your band or to become a model, contact the band coordinator via email at bandcoordinator@gmail.com 

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LAS VEGAS HOSTS SUCCESSFUL TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN FOOD FESTIVAL DURING 420 WEEKEND

Las Vegas NV_ Filled with the addictive and exquisite scent of curry goat, curry chicken, doubles, roti, tacos and dancing to the sweet sounds of musical genres including Soca, Calypso, Reggae, Afrobeats, Punta, Chutney and Reggaeton, Southern Nevada’s popular convention of exquisite Latin, Caribbean, West Indian and Diaspora cuisine known as Las Vegas Taste of the Caribbean was held on Friday April 20 and Saturday April 21 in the heart of downtown Las Vegas Arts District. The event featured local and visiting vendors who provided information on their organization’s various services.

VENDOR SELLS OUT AT THE TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN (for 2nd year in a row).

For the 2nd consecutive year, another local vendor sells out food due to high demand at Las Vegas Taste of the Caribbean. Paradise Place Jamaican Cuisine, a local Las Vegas Caribbean dining establishment who specializes in Jamaican dishes sold out of food more than once. The restaurant is known in the valley to have the “the best Jamaican Oxtails” in Las Vegas.

“This is the best I have had from back home”, said an event attendant who did not want to be identified (or interrupted) from New York who made the trip to Las Vegas.

“Am going back for one more then to the dance floor”, continued the satisfied food festival attendant.

RECOGNITION TO LOCAL COMMUNITY CULTURAL MASTERPIECES

As part of the festivities in 2018, two local personalities were honored for their contributions in promoting and preserving cultural values in the city of Las Vegas by United States Member of Congress Ruben Kihuen, the Office of Congresswoman Dina Titus and Clark County Nevada Commissioner Lawrence Weekly who honored Vaughn Figeroa (DJ Blocc) and Bonafide Reggae Band for their 19th Year Anniversary.

“We are honored and for this recognition” said the band as they lined up to express their gratitude.

DJ Blocc fans praised him on his social media channels and wished him the best.

PREPARATIONS FOR 2019 UNDERWAY

Preparations for Las Vegas Taste of the Caribbean 2019 have begun as the organizing team will be identifying potential locations for the festivities in 2019.

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