From world class athletes to internationally celebrated traditions and music, Jamaican’s never have trouble finding something to celebrate. Jamaica is jam-packed with live music, family-friendly entertainment, and the Islands legendary irie vibe. This edition of Wha Gwaan is your fall vacation guide.
REGGAE BOYZ VS HAITI
National Stadium, Kingston
Round 4 of the CONCACAF Qualifiers for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. This event is slated for the National Stadium in Kingston.
JAMAICA OBSERVER FOOD AWARDS
Devon House Kingston
This will be the 16th staging of this prestigious event for culinary enthusiasts. The Jamaica Observer Table Talk Awards is a celebration of the joy of food. The Jamaica Observer Food Awards is one of the most anticipated food events in the Caribbean. This annual festival recognizes excellence in food creation, food service and event décor among others.
SOUL IN THE SUN
The inaugural staging of the ‘Soul In the Sun’ was quite successful and left patrons elated with performances of some of the best stellar international artiste. “A” class performances were done by: Peabo Bryson, Regina Belle, Dru Hill, LUST, Richie Stevens, Keith Sweat, Freddie Jackson, Jeffrey Osbourne, Howard Hewitt and others.
SOUTH COAST HOOK & LINE CANOE TOURNAMENT
Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth
This tournament will feature environmental exhibits and entertainment. A 3-day competition during which local fishermen vie for prizes by catching the largest fish using only the traditional fishing method of a simple hook and line. No fancy yachts or first world equipment are to be seen at this grass roots event. The weekend also includes other exciting events, such as a boat race, local talent show, fish fry and community beach party.
ANNIE’S REVENGE: Jamaica ProAm Golf
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Jamaica’s largest international Pro-Am,sponsored by the Jamaica Tourist Board and Cobra Puma Golf, has quickly become one of golf’s most popular winter tournaments with teams consisting of players from the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. The field is open to teams consisting of a PGA or LPGA Golf Professional, Assistant Professional, or Teacher and three (3) amateurs.