International Curryfest 2008 brings Caribbean Flavour to Florida

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By: Joseph Cunningham

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International Curryfest 2008 will be held on June 15, 2008 at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida.

It will be the events first staging, and it will bring to the Tri-state area, a Caribbean Flavour. "The event will be highlighted by a display of curry cuisine", says Patrick 'Lexus' Simpson of International Curry Fest. He emphasized that the day will be one filled with togetherness, the kind that will be created by fun, food (curry dishes) and entertainment.

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There will be curry cook-offs, which will include the curry duck cook-off and the tassa competition, which will be between Indian descendants, he revealed.

Further, he said that music will be provided by Byron Lee & the Dragonaires, Mickey Spice, Dutchess, Mikal Rustle, backing band Code Red. And, in keeping with the objective to create a community event, there will also be Cricket and Netball matches between Florida based teams comprised of community residents. There is also going to be belly dancing and henna painting.

Sponsors of the event include, VP Records, Western Union, YardFlex, and Cox Radio - Hot 105 FM.

  • Magic

    Yes unity is strength, bring the Caribbean peoples together, also take it to the world with Caribbean Curry Fest and music. Bless up Curry Fest massive, Patrick Lexus great job.

  • Curry...one of my favourite spices. Me love curry so till...me happy fi see seh dem a carry di caribbean spice to another level

  • Me love how dem a spread di caribbean flavour all over the place...big up di promoter and everybody

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