Caribfest to begin this month

The Caribbean Students Organization gave attendees a taste of what to expect for its upcoming annual Caribfest activities. The official launch of the festival took place on Saturday, Sept. 9 in Comanche Suites. The annual event is entering its 20th anniversary on this campus. The event featured a … [Read more...]

Miss Caribfest: ‘I had sleepless nights.’

Kamilah Tobin isn't new to performing in public. On her native island of St.Kitts, she likes singing and dancing to soca and dancehall music, so when the judges named her Miss Caribfest - after a month of practice and with her inate perseverance, she wasn't too surprised.“I just entered to try … [Read more...]

Live at the Lake Caribbean style

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art hosted its last Live at the Lake event with a performance from the Caribbean steel drum band. The Museum of Art hosted these events throughout the summer. The museum has hosted the Live at the Lake events for the past seven years, and the last four years have been … [Read more...]

Caribfest set to launch Thursday

Caribfest 2016, one of the biggest events on campus, begins Sept. 29 with a series of events. The annual event, arranged by the Caribbean Student Organization, is entering its 16th anniversary on this campus.Head organizer and economics senior Andre Tyrell said he believes this year will be the best … [Read more...]

About 300 attend CaribFest parade 2015

Flashy colors and upbeat music served as the highlights for about 300 people attending the CaribFest parade on Friday night. "I just love the atmosphere here, man. I went last year, and loved everything I saw, but this year is much bigger," Gerald Ezendu, a junior in nursing said. Tim Torres, … [Read more...]

Some Caribfest proceeds benefit two local groups

CaribFest brings Wichita Falls alive with a dazzling fusion of colors, fast beat soca music, uniquely hand-made costumes and creative art with the infectious tropical rhythmic sounds. The festival also provides an opportunity for participants to raise money to benefit two local groups. Rhea … [Read more...]

Caribfest organizers give preview of event

Caribfest is an annual event coordinated by the Midwestern State University Caribbean Students Organization. Caribfest began 17 years ago and every year the event has grown and attracted large numbers from the community. We aim to bring Caribbean culture and cultural awareness to the community and … [Read more...]