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The Delightful Festival: Caribbean (Jamaican) Delights

A Better Jamaica, Inc.

Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

The Delightful Festival: Caribbean (Jamaican) Delights

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General Admission
The Delightful Festival is popular! Since the food offering is on a first-come first-served basis, it is in your best interest to arrive early so that you can have some of the delicious food. The maximum capacity for any Delightful Festival event is ninety-nine. Reservations will close at ninety-nine people -- at which point a wait-list will be established.
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A Better Jamaica is pleased to present The Delightful Festival: African Delights, Asian Delights, Caribbean Delights, and Latinx Delights. Join us as we salute Jamaica's vibrant immigrant population by presenting a series of FREE evenings of ethnic music, food and film.

Caribbean (Jamaican) Delights

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Delightful Food - The Door
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Delightful Music - Steppaz
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm - Delightful Cinema - Dancehall Queen

Get early access (at 6:00 pm) to the event by completing this pre-registration! If you don't pre-register, then you will likely not be granted access until 6:15 pm.

Delightful Music: Steppaz - Steppaz was established in 2013 to fill a void in the New York Entertainment Scene. This band offers a diverse and versatile approach to music with their ability to perform reggae, jazz, soul, pop and everything between. The band consists of five members. keyboardist (Joel Edwards), drummer (Allan Wellington), lead guitarist (Jerome Donegan), bass guitarist (Jayson Whitely) and the lead singer (Dreama). Steppaz has made a name performing at numerous events throughout the year and has also produced their own show -- STEPPAZ UNITE -- which featured many of New York's premier independent artists and established the band as a serious contender in the industry.

Delightful Cinema: Dancehall Queen - A single street vendor disguises herself for a dance contest, and pits her enemies against each other.
Directed By: Rick Elgood, Don Letts
Written By: Suzanne Fenn, Don Letts
Starring: Audrey Reid, Carl Davis, Paul Campbell

The Delightful Festival is presented by:

A Better Jamaica, Inc.

With the generous support of:

New York City Council Member Adrienne Adams
New York City Council Member Rory Lancman
New York City Council Member I. Daneek Miller
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

Have questions about The Delightful Festival: Caribbean (Jamaican) Delights? Contact A Better Jamaica, Inc.

When & Where


Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432

Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

A Better Jamaica, Inc.

Established in January 2007, A Better Jamaica, Inc. is a tax-exempt nonprofit community service organization that engages in activities designed to strengthen a set of southeast Queens, New York neighborhoods known collectively as Jamaica. A Better Jamaica has ten program initiatives: Family Movies in the Park; Jamaica311; Classic Film Fridays; Jamaica Reads; Jamaica Solutions; The Jamaica Ball; JAC’s Holiday Music; Jamaica Shoots; The AirTrain Jazz Festival; The Delightful Festival; ABJ's CASA; The Carver Scholars Program; The Jamaica Dance Festival; ABJ's SU-CASA; and Art to the People.

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