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Corn Fest 2019 | Showcasing Traditional Jamaica
St. Elizabeth's parish capital, Black River, comes alive in style, this Emancipation Day, Thursday, August 1, with its inaugural staging of Corn Fest.
The event will be held at Lola's, 6 Crane Road in Black River.
Food & Drink Galore!
As the name implies, there will be an abundance of corn, as well as meals and bi products of corn, including...
- Corn Dog
- Roast Corn
- Corn Pudding
- Potato with corn pudding
- Boiled Corn
- Corn Soup
- Hominy Corn porridge
- Corn porridge
- Corn dumplings
- Corn dip
- Corn and tuna salad
- Corn Blue Draws aka Dukuno
- Corn Beard ice tea
- Rice Corn
The event promises to be big with a variety of other traditional Jamaican foods
, complimenting the corn products.
- Coconut Drops
- Chocolate tea
- Sugar cane
- Ginger drink
- As well as several stalls on show.
The stalls, by the way, include...
- Chicken Stalls
- Fish Stalls
- Curried Goat Stalls &
- Pork Stalls
- Craft Stalls
- and natural juice stalls
Entertainment will be provided by a popular Jamaican mento band alongside local DJ, Country Hype
, both playing traditional Jamaican music, blended with popular Jamaican festival song hits.
There will be a host of prizes and surprises, including a special prize for the best dressed in national colours.
There will a wide range of entertainment for both adults and kids, including...
- Bouncy Castle
- Bingo Games
- Corn Eating competition
- Dancing competition
- Fashion Show
- Local Talent Show
- Volley Ball
- Five-a-side football and
Admission and Gate Opening
Gates open at 10:00am and continues until 12am midnight. Admission cost is $200JMD for adults, $100JMD for youth. Children under 12 enters free.
For further information, contact the organizers at..
Part proceeds in aid of the Black River Primary and Infant school.
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