Reggae & World music is set to come alive again this summer on one of New York’s most magnificent river
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Take one magnificent river. Stir in a pinch of sandy beach, excellent camping, a beautiful park, a scoop of live music, a sprinkling of crafts, food, drum and dance troops, children’s activities, and plenty of interactive exhibits Hudson River Eco Reggae & World Music Fest Returns this Summer with a Purpose at Croton Point Park, Croton on Hudson, in Westchester County, NY, an half and hour from the Bronx and one hour from New York City.
NEW YORK, NY, May 15, 2009 - Reggae is set to come alive again this summer on one of New York’s most magnificent rivers as some of the industry’s top conscious artists celebrate another Hudson River ECO Reggae & World Music Fest extravaganza with a purpose.
The annual Hudson River ECO Reggae & World Music Fest returns this August 22, 2009, from noon to 8 pm, with Brigadier Jerry, Mystic Dub, Living Truth, and soon to be confirmed - Sister Carol, Fat Joe and, Toots and the Maytals among others.
This year the festival, now in its 2nd year, returns with a purpose and partnered with Carib ID as to spread the Census message to Caribbean nationals while spotlighting the need to save the environment through green initiatives.
Presented by Greenergy Productions LLC, the annual festival will share the message why every Caribbean national must fill out the 2010 Census form, that will be mailed to households next March, and write in their country of origin under question 8 while ticking `No Not Hispanic.`
The day-long family-oriented event will also feature Hip Hop, Latin and World Music entertainment also with food and craft vendors as well as ECO workshops, and children’s activities at the Children’s Pavilion, such as storytelling, face painting, ECO puppet show and a VIP Pavilion “Taste of the Caribbean" offering a variety of foods and beverages.
To help ensure a successful eco-area, organizers have partnered with the non-profit organization, Sustainable Living Roadshow, a coalition of educators, entertainers and activists who tour across the country in a fleet of renewable fuel vehicles to empower communities and individuals to utilize sustainable living strategies for a healthier lifestyle and planet.
About Greenergy Productions, LLC:
Greenergy Productions LLC’s mission is to produce continuous quality events in order to provide an ongoing revenue stream, resources, and tools to support education focusing on sustainability and Green initiatives.
About Sustainable Living Roadshow (SLR):
SLR visits K-12 schools, university campuses and local venues across the United States and the caravan sets up off-the-grid eco-festivals with experiential learning villages, featuring workshops, speakers, parades, showcases, games and entertainment. They also features the Health and Healing Farmacy, based out of Moroccan Tent, this area will include massage therapists, acupuncturists, yoga instructors and natural healing educators to showcase practices and products of natural healing. While Conscious Carnival Midway will showcase a collection of eco-themed carnival games designed to educate while entertaining Eco Info Zone and the Clean Energy Showcase will feature a collection of alternative fuel vehicles and renewable energy technologies brought together to educate and empower attendee’s with local and national options for cleaner energy solutions
For tickets, vendor, volunteer and more on the festival log on to our website. Partners for the event include CaribID2010.com, CaribWorldNews, Sustainable Living Roadshow (SLR), Ride Amigos and more.
- Contact Information
- MIchelle Cowan
- Vice President
- Greenergy Productions, LLC
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