A taste of the Caribbean comes to Columbus this weekend


THE CARIBBEAN IS COMING TO THE SCIOTO MILE-AT LEAST FOR THE WEEKEND. THE THIRD ANNUAL COLUMBUS CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL STARTS FRIDAY. THERE’S SOMETHING FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY. NBC4’S DANIELLE GROSSMAN HAS A PREVIEW. “GET A TASTE OF THE ISLANDS THIS WEEKEND! THIS PIECE OF LAND WILL SOON BE TRANSFORMED INTO THE CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL!” “WHAT WAS MISSING HERE IN THE CITY WAS A CARIBBEAN PRESENCE…” COLUMBUS CAN NOW SAY IT HAS A FESTIVAL FOR JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING… “WE’RE GONA DO YEARS AND YEARS TO COME…” NATS MUSIC ABBA BLADE “I CAME TO COLUMBUS A FEW YEARS AGO AND I FELL IN LOVE WITH COLUMBUS.” ….I AM LIKE WHY NOT BRING THE CARIBBEAN CULTURE TOGETHER EVERYBODY…” ONLY TWO YEARS GO, ABBA AND TRISH CAME UP WITH THE IDEA AND BROUGHT IT TO LIFE… TRISH 06:38:03 MY HUSBAND IS FROM KINGSTON JAMAICA SO WE WANTED TO CELEBRATE HIS HERITAGE IN CENTRAL OHIO DAVE CUNNINGHAM ALSO HELPED CREATE THE EVENT…AND IS BRINGING A TASTE OF JAMAICA TO OUR LOCALS. DAVE CUNNINGHAM “JERK CHICKEN, CURRY CHICKEN, OX TAIL, GOAT AND SWEET POTATO PIE AND JAMAICAN BEEF PATTIES EVERYONE LOVES THE JAMAICAN BEEF PATTIES…. AND AS THE BAHAMAS BEGINS A LONG RECOVERY PROCESS AFTER HURRICANE DORIAN, THEY TEAMED UP WITH A NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION TO SHIP ANY DONATED GOODS THIS WEEKEND TO THOSE IN NEED…. “THE HURRICANE IN THE BAHAMAS TOUCHED DEEP TO ME BECAUSE IM FROM JAMAICA AND IVE EXPERIENCED HURRICANE BEFORE AND ITS NOTHING PRETTY NOTHING NICE FOR US TO ACCEPT DONATION ITS VERY GOOD.” YOU CAN BRING ANY NON PERISHABLE ITEMS OR CASH TO DONATE ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. IT’S AN EVENT THAT THE ORGANIZERS HOPE LEAVE PEOPLE FULL, FULFILLED, EDUCATED AND SMILING… I AM EXCITED ABOUT EVERYTHING ITS GOING TO BE A FUN FESTIVE EVENT…” “FROM THE DANCING, TO THE MUSIC AND FOOD YOU CAN GET ALL THE DETAILS ABOUT THE EVENT ON OUR WEBSITE NBC4I.COM. LOCAL FOR YOU DANIELLE GROSSMAN NBC4. DARLENE:

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