on Mar.01, 2011, under Performers
Preparations are underway for the biggest block party celebration of the year.
The biggest Latin block party of the year is almost here, and this year the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana will be adding something new.
Read More South Florida prepares for Calle Ocho
on Nov.22, 2010, under Performers
A high-stakes dance-off for the hearts and dollars of electronic music fans worldwide is shaping up in South Florida. The stakes are huge for hotels, nightclubs, party planners, cabbies and anyone who makes a living off tourism.
Read More Calle Ocho means shift for Ultra Music
on Mar.15, 2010, under Performers
The sound of salsa music and the smell of sizzling street food were inescapable Sunday at the Calle Ocho street festival in Miamis Little Havana.The city celebrated its Latin culture as thousands of people filled the streets at the 32nd annual event. Organizers at the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana bill the fest as “the biggest Latin street party in the world”.
on Mar.09, 2010, under Performers
Know what time it is, party people? If the answer is an exuberant cry heralding Carnaval Miami and Calle Ocho, we want to inform you that youre talking to a screen or a stack of paper and we cant hear you. But it also means youre in the right place, because below we highlight a few key performances you wont want to miss during the largest annual street party in the nation.
on Mar.03, 2010, under Performers
Power 96 is going all out on their stage for Calle Ocho 2010. The all star lineup includes live appearances and performances from: Flo-rida, Sean Paul, B.O.B, Trina, and Taio Cruz.
on Feb.25, 2010, under Performers
Pitbull introduced Calle Ocho in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood to the world last year with “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho),” the international smash from his 2009 album Rebelution.
To kick off what he calls “The Year of the Pitbull,” the globetrotting artist will return to his native Miami March 12-14 to serve as the King of Carnaval Calle Ocho, a popular street festival that attracts more than 1.5 million to the city every year.
Read More: The Year of the Pitbull
on Feb.25, 2010, under Performers
Organizers of Carnaval Miami, which includes the wildly popular Calle Ocho bash, announced Wednesday that this years king will be famous Cuban-American rapper Pitbull.“For me, a Miami kid raised in Little Havana, its a tremendous source of pride to be here because [Carnaval Miami] shows the unity of the cultures that come here, said Armando Christian Pérez, better known as Pitbull, during a news conference by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana.
on Feb.21, 2010, under Performers
Here’s how Catholicism works: Before you give up chocolate, meat, or reality TV for Lent, you get to have a big hedonistic carnival.
on Feb.17, 2010, under Performers
Fat Tuesday may be today, but in South Florida, Carnival really kicks off on Feb. 27, during the country’s largest Hispanic festival. In fact, the largest — and last — event of the festivities, Calle Ocho drew an estimated 1 million
on Feb.13, 2010, under Performers
“Si los Kiwanis nos invitan vendremos a tocar en el Carnaval de la Calle 8”. Así dijo Juan Formell el director de la orquesta cubana los Van Van cuando el pasado viernes lo entrevistó por la emisora de radio “ El Zol 95” de FM, el Disk –Joker de origen cubano Al Fuentes, quien dicho sea de paso venía rompiendo el bloqueo contra los Van Van y los músicos de la isla abriendo espacio para estos en su programa de musical a pesar de las críticas que se le hicieron por las otras emisoras de radio que controlan los “ iracundos combatientes verticales”.
via El Dia News.