The island of Jamaica is busy all through the year in hosting and arranging events of different themes and types. Most of the events are organized every year and the purpose of each event is different from the other. From the sports enthusiast to the foodie and the music lover, the Jamaican events take every care to appeal to the unique taste and requirement of every visitor. Therefore, apart from the beauty of Jamaica it is these events that are a reason for visiting this island at any time of the year.
It is said that the Reggae Sumfest is the largest concert that is organized in Jamaica. It was first organized in the year 1993 and now is organized each year in Montego Bay. This event mainly attracts the youth and local and international artists from all across the world.
This year the event was organized from 16th July to 18th July. The three nights of the Sumfest call for some of the greatest musical celebrations. The first night was that of the Dancehall Explosion where literally an explosion of musical extravaganza took place. From Lady Saw to Spice, Popcaan and Capleton and many more artists exploded the stage with their power packed performances.
One of the main attractions of the second night of the Reggae Sumfest was the performance of the rapper Common which was followed by the performances of several other renowned artists. The last day of the Sumfest was marked by the presence and powerful performance of the queen of music, Jennifer Hudson. The performance of Bennie Man on this night will also be remembered due to his presentation of unforgettable numbers from past and present.
With every passing year, the popularity of Reggae is only increasing. And today, it is a reason for many people all across globe to have taken an interest in music. It is rightly said that there are many ways in which you can enjoy music and one of the best ways is by attending the Reggae Sumfest.
Therefore, if you are planning to be a part of the event next year, start making your plans now!