About Us

South Carolina Caribbean Culture & Heritage promotes and preserves the culture and heritage of the Caribbean. Our group is open to anyone from the Caribbean or interested in the Caribbean. South Carolina Caribbean Culture and Heritage Inc, was started in 2006. Our mission is to unearth, study, preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the Caribbean.

We promote understanding and awareness of the Caribbean Culture through festivals showcasing arts, culture and education while embracing diversity. Each year we showcase a different Caribbean country at our cultural festival:

Each year we showcase a different Caribbean country at our cultural festival:

2024
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
2023
The Bahamas
2022
Virgin Islands (British and American)
2019
Virgin Islands (British and American)
2018
Cuba
2017
Haiti
2016
Caribbean Indentured Labourers (people who came from China and India)
2015
Salute to all Caribbean Islands
2014
Puerto Rico
2013
Trinidad and Tobago
2012
Jamaica
2011
Dominican Republic
2010
Barbados
2009
St Lucia
2008
St Kitts and Nevis

The Charleston Carifest is one of many programs promoted by the South Carolina Caribbean Culture and Heritage, Inc. (SCCCHI). SCCCH Inc is a nonprofit organization managed by a board of directors with an open membership to all with no regard to colour, class or creed. Our annual meeting is held in October. Membership is open to anyone of colour, class or creed.

The General History of Carnival

To help you understand the history and culture associated with Charleston Caribbean Carnival, we provide you with two articles.

Festival Proceeds

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