Photos from the Year of the Child show at Krazy Koconuts

Patrons enjoying themselves at the Year of the Child show.
Local Reggae artiste Ras Judah performing on stage at the Krazy Koconuts.
Cornell 'Fingers' Phillip during his interview with R.E TV.
Local Reggae artiste Aima being interviewed by R.E TV.
Duane Stephenson poses for a picture with D.N.O Reporter Larry Larocque.
Local Reggae artiste Ras Judah poses for a picture.
Large crowd at the Year of the Child show held at the Krazy Koconuts.
Fanatik Band's lead singer during their performance at the show.
Local band Natural Vybz posing for a group picture.
D.N.O Reporter Larry Larocque and Queen Ifrica posing for a picture at the Year of the Child show.
Local Reggae artiste Nelly Stharre during her performance.
Queen Ifrica poses for a picture with Water House Films (More Sewo) Employee, Hamesh Alcendor.
Patrons enjoying Queen Ifrica's performance at the Year of the Child show.
Duane Stephenson during his interview with R.E TV.
2010 Year of the Child banner.
Jamaican artiste Tony Rebel being interviewed by R.E TV.
Local artiste Maxine during her performance.
Duane Stephenson posing for a picture with Water House Films (More Sewo) Employee, Hamesh Alcendor.
Patrons enjoying themselves at the show posed for a photo.

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26 Comments

  1. Cookie
    May 5, 2010

    That show was great…it is a known fact that you can never please everybody..and all you idiots that feel the need to comment on Nelly look at your damn selves first……your flaws are something far worse…small minded people….Nelly you look gorgeous….I’m glad you are an educated, wise and strong sister…keep shining…GOD BLESS!!!!

  2. Benjamin
    January 18, 2010

    Greetings from Martinique! I attended this great show…for a cause. Nice vibez for real.
    Sistah Nelly, nuff raspect to the krew.
    Let them know InI stand strong no matter what.

  3. Roots
    January 15, 2010

    Respect to Nelly Stharr… great response, educate the masses sister… for some it is totally ok to promote the ills of a nation and the things that are detrimental to a society… but what is good and pure we hide or try to persecute… Like brother bob said “Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction” also he said “Just can’t live that negative way…make way for the positive day!” People let’s look at the positive of things always…. lean not on the negatives as we Dominicans always seem to do… Peace and Love… Rastafari liveith….

  4. Irie
    January 13, 2010

    Bless up Nelly….you are a beautiful sistren an empress, this soceity WE LIVE IN puts too much pressure on women and now even men to uphold a false standard of beauty and that standard can be so ridiculous and vain, it convinces some women that they should have plastic surgery and maim their bodies to look like those model types in magazines. Creating a culture of consumerism and waste for all kinda crap that giving you cancer and disease in de long run….

    Even our dominican women shaving off their natural eyebrow and drawing one shape like a rainbow high up on their forehead, I am a lover and promoter of ‘NATRAL’ beauty, if Jah put it on you why you must take it out….fearfully and wonderfully made all his creations….nuff respect…..de herb is a medicine, scientifically proven. Your scene is positive, heartical….I N I love your music!

    Jah bless

  5. Nelly Stharre
    January 12, 2010

    I am writing Re the comments i have recieved on this page and others
    Bless

  6. Nelly Stharre
    January 12, 2010

    LOL
    You alls are so funny
    First of all for all those who do not know I have had my precepts from the time I started growing my Natty dread 16 years ago…I have been tormented by everyone including my family friends strangers just name it… still It grows forward even after I try to take it off…so why should I want to take off what wants to grow ……don’t make no sense to me…. I lllooovvveee the way I am I LLLLOOOOVVVEEE my precepts with a passion…when you see I N I,U see a woman who do not partake in the followings of vanity or what society claims is beautiful or acceptable….I do not live to impress any one but the creator….I do my best to live upfull and clean…so therefore if you do not like my precepts well that is between you and yourself and them…

    Secondly ,No one is sueing any one.. the Ifrikan Queen and the Rebel with a cause is sooooo in love with Dominica they plan to return to do more shows….maybe buy some property….

    And for those who continue to make an issue of the herbikal factor…I am the only Rastafarian on the committee so I just want to make it known that I am speaking on behalf on myself not the committee..
    Herbs can never be illegal..plant a seed and tell him that it is illegal for him to sprout out of the earth.. If you succeed in doing this well i will be the first to support you..if you know ur history of why this TREE was labelled illegal in the first place you would know that governments use to encourage farmers to plant herb to boost the economy internationally … It is only when the cotton industry felt threatened by the hemp industry this whole thing started and it was not so long ago ….It is used in alot of the medicines that YOU take to ease all sorts of pain they just call it by a different name look in the bird seeds that you buy in the store it is in there tooo ….most ancient traditions and cultures use this tree for many different things healing learning ….I could go on because I know what I know I educate myself about the things I stand firm to defend..and not defend…. and for all those who want to take a wonderful evening like the night of the 9th of January where the energies of the people were so high and upfull no fights broke off no quarrels no disputes… i saw people who had not spoken in years stand side by side next to each other ..dancing smiling… the place was packed to the max…and they fulljoyed themselves to the fullest… If you want maybe we should just stick to promoting songs that talk about we being members of a rum family where the young ones come before the old ones die..since alcohol is sooo much better for the youths in ur opinion no one ever opposed this song that was sang by a police officer or many other like this that is promote alchohol lyrics or that maybe we should blast like they do in the school sessions and dances to WOOD DEM instead of bigging up the creator ..and the goodness of all natural things…my point is it is no one is telling youths to burn herb you know that ….just like when you sing about getting drunk and disorderly no one is telling youths directly to drink and get drunk…. it is not sensored or any one saying that they should go up on stage and tell sparrow to stop singing his song which is a number one song internationally just like the songs that were sang on the 9th…

    Listen We are Rastafarian’s we are herbalists naturalists… Speaking for myself I do not drink alchohol smoke cigarette or any of those I am a herbalist …not ashamed will never be ….alot of people do not like us because of history that stems from the 70s …and herb is one thing they can hang on to to prosecute I N I…. I have never heard of any one dying from herb use but I do know many that have died from the effects of smoking cigarette and alcohol …still you continue to promote them you make music that accomodate them……violence have sprung out sooooo many times over and over again because of it…and you know this ..still you want to find reason to criticize because we are not ashamed of who we are….That just don’t make sense in my head….why everyone don’t analyze things for them selves ……read ……..research…..tell me why is it when they need to do big festivals to make big monies politikal rallying of the population ,,Rastafarians music is what they use to make it happen to bring in the crowd ..Bob Marley everyone’s favourite singer got to have KAya , It is in three quarter of his songs ,Nasio’s Herb and loving what do you think they are talking about….they are all promoters of love and peace not sex and violence…

    Listen everyone
    all this is insignificant all this ,,,what is important is to Live good and love high, This life is greater than you and me … Life is about finding the joy within urself and no one can give you that ..no one can find that for you…it comes from seeking the creator within not outside.. not thru the acceptance of anyone else but you….learn to raspect each other ,our differences are what makes us unique Sweciall….The real test is to learn to live together…then only then can we move unto the next realm or we will spend eternity criticizing and looking for fault in everything that is not done in the way we would like or prefer …

    One perfect love Have a blessed one

    Nelly Stharre

  7. January 12, 2010

    That show was well organized and went well. Left a lot of patrons that attended well satisfied. We need more shows like that especially with our local Reggae artistes performing.

  8. January 12, 2010

    im danejahdane 4m RE TV that show was the bomb but all in all people must not try to bring down a show like that Dominica have never seen a show of that magnitude form what ive heard and people would just dig for 1 negative if there were any just to talk bad about it come on Dominica support the vibes rebuild the nation big up to the promoters

  9. contribution
    January 11, 2010

    The show was so affordable because the Jamaican artists donated their time and talent to the effort – they didn’t charge any performance fees… and Krazy Kokonuts donated the venue…that’s a whole heap of costs cut right there! Nuff respect to them for that… reggae bring back love.

  10. Ron
    January 11, 2010

    I want to know how big Crazy Coconut is to accommodate such a huge crowd. How many people can that place hold? And yes, what’s up with that Nelly’s goatee :)

  11. attended the show
    January 11, 2010

    the show went well. hearts of the promoters. i know bringing international artist is hard and costly but it was for a worthy cause. it was well attended.

    less tripleshttt and the show started at a decent time,, which i was pleased with. i didnt have to wait till day break to hear artist of importance.

    congrats to our local reggae artist.

  12. fran
    January 11, 2010

    Great Show Positive Vibes, next event Year Of The Child Sponsors I will be there

  13. Bill
    January 11, 2010

    is it true that the queen is sewing the organizers since the entire performance was played live on radio?
    Can someone shed some light on this ?

  14. Brit Chic
    January 11, 2010

    This was a great show, its time we in Dominica start doing more Reggae shows like this, intstead of the Tripple Kay Noise all the time.

  15. January 11, 2010

    @ Big Bannan…don’t you know that Rastafarians don’t believe in cutting their hair?

  16. waddison
    January 11, 2010

    take a big venue next time thus increasing proceeds

  17. sj
    January 10, 2010

    A A. YES SAH HAMESH!!!!!!!!

  18. Hi
    January 10, 2010

    Nice to see positive comments…but can somebody tell me what is up with Nellie’s goatee?

    Weird!

  19. Big-Bannan
    January 10, 2010

    Hey is it me.. or does Nelly have a beard?

  20. Mike
    January 10, 2010

    I believe it is unacceptable that one of the artistes at the show sang a song promoting the use of marijuana and even asked his audience to chant the refrain (which essentially said hat he will consume marijuana) with him. The show’s main target was young persons and the purpose of the event was to raise money to help young persons who have behavioural problems such as drug misuse and abuse. That artiste should have been stopped.

  21. lost
    January 10, 2010

    sorry im not in dca and hence, i dont understand the name.. Year of the child and reggae artists
    can someone please tell me what this was about?

  22. Emerald
    January 10, 2010

    Dominica needed this change…..IT WAS GREAT …Queen Ifrica needs to return here, I will be pay to see this woman perform anytime.

  23. sweet!
    January 10, 2010

    what do u expect it was cheap.!all shows suppose to be cheap, the organisers will still make it because pple will turn out!

  24. STRAIGHT AND LOVING IT
    January 10, 2010

    Nice 2 c positive comments.

  25. January 10, 2010

    That show was better than I expected. I enjoyed it especially during Queen Ifrica’s performance along with Duane Stephenson to. Respect to D.N.O’s photographer for the pics for those who weren’t there to see.

  26. Shark
    January 10, 2010

    the show was one of a kind,Well attended,ppl came out in alrge numbers.The artist put on a good show

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