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Bridging the Gap

thru Culture

Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

Register & Help Celebrate Caribbean Culture

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Awards and Achievements

In 2020, Caribbean Carnival/Friends of Culture was awarded a grant from The Nation Performance NetWork through its Artists Relief Fund an initiative supported by The Ford Foundation
Collaborative partner with The World Trade Center of New Orleans in 2011 and 2012 to host The Caribbean and Latin American business tradeshow. Provided steel pan music during their cocktail hour.

Latest News

It is significant to a create a space for Caribbean culture in the city of New Orleans.

Marylin Laforce, President of Caribbean Carnival/Friends of Culture


Affiliate Organizations

New Orleans Cultural Economy (City of New Orleans)

New Orleans World Trade Center 

Southern University of New Orleans (New Orleans Campus)

Greater  New Orleans Foundation

Ashe Cultural Arts Center

St. Lucia Association of Georgia

Institute of Caribbean Studies, Washington, DC

National Caribbean American Heritage Month, Washington, DC

Georgia Caribbean American Heritage Coalition

Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization

Caribbean Hope of North La. (Monroe)

St. Lucia Consulate (Miami)

St. Lucia Embassy (Washington, DC)

St. Lucia's Office of Diaspora Affairs (Office of Prime Minister)

Caribbean Carnival is the host organization for NCAHM in LA

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