Archive | July, 2013

Locals take top honours at Makka Pro 2013

28 July 2013

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Locals take top honours at Makka Pro 2013

Jamaica’s Icah Wilmot, Elim Beckford and Garren Pryce emerged winners of the Men’s Open, Women’s Open and Junior divisions respectively at the Makka Pro Surf Contest 2013, which was held at the Makka Surfing Beach in the Yallahs community of Southaven in St. Thomas on July 20 & 21. Icah is now a two-time winner […]

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Pree10: Tropic Isle Living – Beauty care based on tradition

27 July 2013

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Pree10: Tropic Isle Living – Beauty care based on tradition

Pioneering entrepreneurs Michael and Lois Hines, through their Tropic Isle Living company, have succeeded in bringing to the world “unique and exciting natural health and beauty care products inspired by the traditions, herbs, sun & sea of the Jamaica”. Founded in 1993, Tropic Isle Living is the first company to introduce Jamaican Black Castor Oil, […]

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Gina Hargitay is MJW 2013

26 July 2013

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Gina Hargitay is MJW 2013

Eighteen-year-old Gina Hargitay is the winner of the Suzuki Miss Jamaica World 2013 pageant, which took place on Sunday, July 21 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James. The young Jamaican beauty, who wore the sash Miss Nirvana Magazine, topped the field of 25 contestants and won sectional prizes for Most Aware, Most […]

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Denyque debuts WETswim swimwear line

25 July 2013

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Denyque debuts WETswim swimwear line

With an impressive, diverse and unprecedented roster of beach parties lined up this summer, the timing of the launch of recording artiste Denyque’s swimwear line WETswim is perfect for beach lovers and party fans. On Saturday, July 6, the lovely songstress showcased her creations at a launch and trunk show at 132 Barbican Road. Her […]

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JET set for Int’l Coastal Clean-up Day 2013

25 July 2013

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JET set for Int’l Coastal Clean-up Day 2013

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), national coordinator of the annual International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, is currently recruiting groups to participate in clean-ups planned for over 50 sites across Jamaica on Saturday, September 21, the date of this year’s event. JET has been coordinating annual beach clean-ups since 1994, and this year marks the 20th […]

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Nomad Carlos flips the ‘Capital Script’

24 July 2013

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Nomad Carlos flips the ‘Capital Script’

Nomad Carlos, one of the MCs in the vanguard of the Jamaican hip-hop scene, has teamed up with New York-based producer Kevin “Sosa” Green on the newly released track “Capital Script”. Presented as gift to his core supporters, the song fuses autobiographical elements with the artiste’s declaration of intentions to attain “boss” status in the […]

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Kingstoon sparks local animation industry

24 July 2013

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Kingstoon sparks local animation industry

The successful staging and positive outcomes of the inaugural Kingstoon Animation Festival and Conference clearly illustrate that Jamaica has the creative talent to frame a bright future for the country in the multi-billion dollar global animation industry. The two-day event, which took place on June 20 & 21 at the UWI Mona Visitor’s Lodge, attracted […]

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Exhilarating rides at Tezza Rush

23 July 2013

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Exhilarating rides at Tezza Rush

Toyota Altezza owners, auto aficionados and even persons with a casual interest in cars descended on the Texaco Service Station at Mary Brown’s Corner in St Andrew on Saturday, June 29 for Tezza Rush: JDM Link-Up, the first major event of the year organised by the Tezza World Jamaica club for Altezza owners. The event […]

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Raynor King Memorial Stages Rally at Frome

21 July 2013

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Raynor King Memorial Stages Rally at Frome

Drivers will today (July 21) launch an all out assault on the marl roads that cut through the cane fields of Frome, Westmoreland, as they compete for top honours at this year’s staging of the Raynor King Memorial stages rally. The event is set to start at 9:00 am from the yard of the Frome […]

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MJW 2013 coronation set for July 21

21 July 2013

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MJW 2013 coronation set for July 21

Twenty-five beauties, up from the customary 20, will compete for the coveted crown in the 2013 Suzuki Miss Jamaica World Beauty Pageant, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 21 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James. The winner of pageant will have the opportunity to represent the island in the […]

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Skygrass releases debut album ‘I Am King’

20 July 2013

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Skygrass releases debut album ‘I Am King’

SkyGrass, the band formerly known as Blu Grass in the Sky, released their long-awaited debut album “I Am King” in grand style with a launch party on June 29 at the Spartan Courtyard on Brompton Road in Kingston. The band gave a live performance of some of the album tracks, which consist of “a fusion […]

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It’s a Bizot Party at GoldenEye

20 July 2013

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It’s a Bizot Party at GoldenEye

GoldenEye Hotel & Resort’s Bizot Bar hosted its second annual Bizot Party on June 15 to celebrate the life of Jean-Francois Bizot, the late French counter-culture connoisseur. Bizot was the founder and owner of the Paris-based Radio Nova, and the station joined in the festivities by hosting live radio interviews with French and Jamaican musicians during […]

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